Washington State House Democrats


Monday, July 18


Associated Press
Central Washington schools look internationally for teachers
Washington state invalidates common mortgage provision
Court says lender can’t change your locks because you missed a payment
With millions covered, ‘repeal and replace’ gets riskier

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Medical marijuana transition off to rough start

In Our View: Education Case Looms

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Proposed Snohomish County tax hike would fund criminal justice
Firefighters, districts prepare for wildfires closer to home
Need prevalent as Everett homeless housing project takes shape
Everett seeks to cut fees to boost affordable housing
New I-405 HOV rules are expected to be approved Tuesday
How Boeing’s relations with unions have evolved
Robinson: Obama didn’t heal our racial wounds but allowed us to see them
Op-ed by Rep. June Robinson: Confronting intolerance takes place, as Ike said, in our hearts

News Tribune (subscription required)
Trump says he’ll appear on Day 1 of the GOP convention
Tacoma teacher offers students lessons on what to do if they’re stopped by a cop
Your kids bored at school? Tell them to get over it
Police chief says security ready for RNC, but police union wants ‘open carry’ gun freeze

Puget Sound Business Journal
More women, minorities in tech could help improve the wage gap

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Bertha’s builders: Tunnel borer started out ‘perfect’
Most drivers admit angry, aggressive behavior or road rage
Seattle Times reporter is in Cleveland for the GOP convention, but Washington state’s top Republicans — not so much
Nonprofit health clinic opens in Redmond mosque
UW freshman class: more in-state students, more diversity
FYI Guy: West Seattle’s Sanislo Elementary: most racially diverse public school in the state
Seattle police chief: ‘This is the most difficult time in policing since I’ve been in the business’
The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists’ frustration is turning to hope
HIV study in Seattle: building trust in LGBT community
Opening tough classes to all gives all a fair shake
Editorial: Police reforms show a path forward from racial division
Opinion: Healing must start with action

Spokesman Review
Canola field near Lind has a mysterious lark problem
Spokane police chief finalists down to three men
Shawn Vestal: Tim Eyman’s initiative machine may require new rules

Tri-City Herald
Guest column: Base power plan on clean, not renewable energy

Yakima Herald Republic
Judge declares mistrial in former Pasco police officer’s rape, assault case
Bicycle groups give boost to Washington businesses
Yakima Valley school districts look outside the country for teachers, other workers


National figures show it: Seattle rents are high
‘Take care of each other:’ Local officers react to deadly shootings

High School Graduation Initiative Qualifies For Oregon Ballot

Starving seabirds washing up dead on Washington beaches

Q13 TV (FOX)
Local community and law enforcement reacts to Baton Rouge officer shootings


Celebration and anger as Seattle’s neighborhood council system upended
Orchards, wilderness, a mountain town: Who gets the water?
Who’s fixing tech’s diversity problems?