Washington State House Democrats


Monday, July 11


Associated Press
Effort to overturn transgender bathroom rule falls short
Commissioner orders oversight of Western State Hospital admissions
Stopped 52 times by police: Was it racial profiling?
June hiring surge suggests rebounding U.S. economy
‘America is weeping’: 3 days of tragedy leave U.S. reeling
Sound Transit lowers car-tax estimate
Supporters of campaign finance measure submit signatures to state
330,000 signatures turned in for state gun safety initiative
Boeing announces billions in new orders at Farnborough Airshow
Starbucks to boost base pay of workers in October

Aberdeen Daily World
Protest against crude oil on Grays Harbor draws hundreds

Supreme Court swears in its first female clerk
Westneat: Pam Roach’s ‘crime’? Fundraising without subtlety

The Daily News
Monday marks beginning of summer paving projects

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Daily Herald special report: Boeing’s 100 years
Public Disclosure Commission recommends action against Eyman
Report: Loss of salmon habitat continues to grow
Health district to huddle on ways to stem opioid use
Snohomish County officials reflect on race, violence in Dallas (Lovick)
Washington Post: Police safer under Obama than they have been in decades
Milbank: In attacking FBI chief, Republicans undermine rule of law
Guest Commentary: Vancouver oil terminal necessary to state, U.S. energy needs
Guest Commentary: Insurance companies’ have part in rising medication costs
Editorial: Listen first, then we can talk
Editorial: Freedom of Information reforms aid government transparency

Lynnwood Today
Snohomish County NAACP vigil honors lives lost, seeks path forward (Ortiz-Self, Robinson)

News Tribune (subscription required)
Feds nearing a decision on whether pot has medical potential
Fox News will show a transgender bathroom ad during RNC
Court paves way for Medicaid patients to get costly hepatitis C treatment
Leonard Pitts column: America’s gone mad and there’s no place to hide

New York Times
What Trump and the GOP Can Agree On: Tax Cuts for the Rich

Peninsula Daily News
U.S. Rep. Kilmer, others introduce Timber Innovation Act aimed at boosting building construction, rural communities

Puget Sound Business Journal
EXCLUSIVE: Washington state’s new marine tourism fees drive super yacht owners out to sea

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle’s black officers struggle with divided loyalties after a tragic week
Some Seattle schools end ‘tracking’ in push for equity and success
Seattle-area Somali community unites to embrace state’s new child-care standards
Pokémon Go brings big boost to Nintendo’s stock — and its image
Court paves way for Medicaid patients to get costly hepatitis C treatment
Sound Transit lowers car-tax estimate, saying most around here drive cheap, used cars
FYI Guy: Software vs. service jobs: Income inequality on rise among 20-somethings
Opinion: Don’t believe that Washington state is awash in anti-Semitism
Editorial: Legislature needs more pressure to solve McCleary puzzle
Opinion: We must build trust between people and police

Spokesman Review
Inslee calls for timely walking inspections of rail lines

Yakima Herald Republic
Education forum to review new law
Newhouse introduces bill to prevent manure lawsuits
Newhouse urges House leaders to keep basin plan part of energy bill


Closer look at controversial SR 520 bridge demolition (Pollet)
Seattle community calls for dialogue after tragic week
Study: New concerns raised over teen e-cigarette use

In Wake Of Shootings, Former Seattle Police Chief Calls For ‘Fundamental Shift’ In Police Culture
Debate Swirls In Bellingham As Cherry Point Faces Development Crossroads
Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep
Ambush In Dallas Shakes The Movement For Police Reform
Hope Still Races Ahead Of Evidence In Magnet Treatment For Autism

Seattle’s rising rents are forcing out baby boomers
‘I’m A Student-Debt Slave.’ How’d We Get Here?
Gun safety measure likely headed for November ballot
UW scientists transform books and music into DNA
Fall ballot in Washington to be crowded with initiatives

MyNorthwest (KIRO RADIO)
Gun control law would ‘fill a gap’ in Washington law

NW Public Radio
Debunking Three Myths Of Wildfire Safety

Q13 TV (FOX)
Marijuana ban ending in parts of Pierce County
Dozens continue protest in Seattle over police killings
Photo shoot in Judkins Park captures the young Black Lives Matter movement
Sound Transit lowers car-tax estimate for ST3 expansion plan


Police killed his brother. Andre Taylor wants to change how they’re prosecuted

Seattle Police Union Blames “Minority Movement” After Dallas Shootings
What Might Help Is Decriminalizing Minor Offences That Increase Encounters Between Cops and Blacks