Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, July 6


Associated Press
Cleaning up radioactive waste spill to take 7 years
U.S. manufacturing accelerated during June
U.S. to raise cap for docs prescribing opioid addiction drug
US colleges court foreign entrepreneurs who need visas
TSA testing automation to speed screening of carry-on bags

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Idea for larger Snohomish County Council is scrapped
Everett schools testing finds lead in water in 7 places
Ignatius: Cutting fossil fuel use has made Navy greener and stronger
Editorial: Four wheels or two, safe roads are due

Federal Way Mirror
ST3, with 13 miles of Federal Way light rail, officially on ballot this November

Kirkland Reporter
Kirkland City Council to consider ordinance, fine drivers who park in bike lanes

News Tribune (subscription required)
WSP tries on new look — but hats and bow ties will stay
How would President Trump regulate all the Trump business?

Puget Sound Business Journal
Group Health CareClinics aim for convenience with new online queueing

Seattle Times (subscription required)
You asked, we answered: What can charters do that other public schools can’t?
Judge won’t restore indicted Snoqualmie police officer’s right to carry gun
Mayor defends not extending police watchdog appointment: ‘I’m in limbo land’
Opinion: Better fuel economy leads to important gains in public health

Seattle Weekly
Nearly a Year After Donnie Chin’s Death, Murray Announces ID Safety Plan
We the People Won’t Discriminate
Is A.I. Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? No. Nor a Fourth Grader.
Meet the Viral Videomakers Bringing Humanity to Your Newsfeed

Spokesman Review
Renters in the Spokane area face a tight market, higher prices
Socialist Workers Party among alternatives for president on Washington ballot
Reservoir levels will fluctuate during turbine tests for Nine Mile Dam
Bicycling benefits to rural tourism program in Pullman
Shawn Vestal: Scott Kusel’s grocery store crusade all of a sudden doesn’t look far-fetched

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: State responsible for mitigation if Bateman causeway breached

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Is hope enough for merger of recreational, medical pot?
Some vacation rental housing regulation needed in WW
Cities have responsibility to maintain roads for bikes
Warrants must be mandatory to seek DUI blood samples

Washington Post
Unlike Petraeus and others, Clinton’s case lacked malicious intent or other nefarious elements

Yakima Herald Republic
State seeks advocates for people with disabilities


Obama Administration Eases Restrictions On Doctors Who Treat Opioid Addiction
Authorities Tallying Lessons Learned From Cascadia Rising Exercises

NW Public Radio
Northwest Firefighters Urge Homeowners To Prep Their Place Up For Summer
Paid Sick Leave, $13.50 Minimum Wage Expects To Qualify For Washington Ballot


Its workforce graying, industry looks to prep young people for trades
The man who tried to end homelessness
Canada pours millions into megaquake warning system