Washington State House Democrats


Friday, July 1


Associated Press
Suicide by job: Farmers, lumberjacks, fisherman top list
About 1.6 million drop outs from health law coverage
New survey doubles the estimate of transgender adults in U.S.
Studies testing kelp as local fix for acidifying seawater
Appeals court says cities must make roads safe for bikes
Medicaid fails to pay $90M to Washington’s health exchange, audit says

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Snohomish County has its first confirmed case of Zika virus
State finds undisclosed pesticides in pot growing products
Editorial: Media, news consumers each have job to do for a better press

News Tribune (subscription required)
Law enforcement to Fourth of July revelers: Don’t drink and boat
Medical marijuana collectives celebrate, mourn final day
Pierce County ban on pot businesses vetoed by county executive

Peninsula Daily News
Merger changes rules for medical marijuana patients, shops
State urges more security for Port Angeles Light Operations recycling bins

Puget Sound Business Journal
Making the grade: Here’s where Puget Sound-area medical facilities rank in recent reports
Mostly support at Group Health acquisition forum

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Gas tax going up — just in time for holiday weekend
Hours to deadline, state’s database for medical marijuana users is not ready
Firefighters brace for holiday weekend, wildfire season
City transportation director to pay $10,000 settlement in ethics investigation
Opinion: How the Trans-Pacific Partnership would benefit Washington’s seafood industry
Editorial: Firework safety: Don’t let common sense go out with a bang
Opinion: Pro/con: Should pharmacists have religious freedom in America?

Tri-City Herald
Judge slashes penalty in Mesa public records case

Yakima Herald Republic
New superintendents get pay bumps but offer valuable experience, fresh perspectives
Unlicensed medical pot stores had to close by July 1


Tribal Sovereignty A Hot Topic At Gathering Of Native American Leaders In Spokane
Bipartisan Disapproval Follows Bill Clinton’s Meeting With Loretta Lynch

Seattle-area Republicans debate Trump (and surprise, they don’t like the guy)
1.4 Million Adults Identify As Transgender In America, Study Says
How Therapy Became A Hobby Of The Wealthy, Out Of Reach For Those In Need
Some of WA’s biggest Republican donors aren’t from around here

NW Public Radio
Northwest Olympic Hopefuls Racing To Rio, Undeterred By Zika Virus
Burn Ban In Effect East Of The Cascades