Washington State House Democrats


Friday, July 15


Associated Press
High court sets Sept. 7 hearing on education funding case
Report: State does little to protect schools from quakes
High court: State not bound by statute of limitations

The Daily News
Four water sources in the Longview School District exceed trigger level for lead
Rainier marijuana growth operation gets green light

Everett Herald (subscription required)
State Supreme Court sets September date for McCleary hearing (Frockt)
United Way event provides services to hundreds of homeless people
Editorial: The keys to Boeing’s longevity
Letter: To save salmon, tribes must stop netting rivers

News Tribune (subscription required)
High court orders new hearing in McCleary school-funding case

Peninsula Daily News
Public Disclosure Commission rejects complaint against anti-fluoridation group

Puget Sound Business Journal
EXCLUSIVE: Despite state’s anti-patent troll law, Seattle companies still being forced into settlements
Opinion: Electing Trump would threaten Seattle’s economy

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Paying for education must go beyond classrooms, advocates say
State ordered to appear in court over school funding (Rolfes)
Ruth Woo, influential behind-the-scenes figure in state politics, dies at 89
Software vs. service jobs: Income inequality on rise among 20-somethings
Editorial: Education funding: Supreme Court right to demand answers

Seattle Weekly
Climate Activists Fasting on Capitol Steps Find Allies in Governor’s Staff
City Reverses Course on Plan to Sell Potential Park Space
The Anti-Pokemon Backlash as It Currently Stands in Seattle
Test Drive a Safe Drug Site!

Skagit Valley Herald
State wildlife agency considering changing listing status of five species

Yakima Herald Republic
Local schools’ reporting of sexual harrassment, bullying criticized


Mayor changes course on land sale to fund homeless initiatives
Longer, ‘tougher’ driving test coming to Washington

UW study: More cougars could save lives, reduce crashes by lowering deer population
‘We want to be a leader:’ Bellingham police mandating body worn cameras
KOMO News radio hosts round table discussion on race relations

Zika Epidemic May Have Peaked But Will Threaten U.S. For Years

Caught red handed: new label for pot products
Washington’s soaring bald eagle population enough to get them off state’s endangered list

NW Public Radio
After White Officer Shoots Black Brothers, Chief Works To Build Trust


Don’t shortchange community on police reform
After fiery derailment, new rules for oil trains