Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, July 21


Associated Press
Florida mosquitoes being tested for Zika to confirm US bite
Plan would ban boats from releasing sewage into Puget Sound
Federal judge fines state $185,500 in mental health case

Bothell Reporter
Heroin responsible for 132 King County deaths in 2015, report finds

The Daily News
State urges parents to vaccinate kids, highlights changes in requirements

Maple Valley Reporter
WA state fire service shares warning of potentially unsafe smoke alarm devices

News Tribune (subscription required)
Take a closer look at your concealed pistol license
Republican National Convention: ‘Vote your conscience’
Here’s why your company doesn’t want you putting more in your 401(k)
The climax of GOP convention could bring tension on streets, theater on stage
Treating pain must survive crackdown on opioid abuse

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington depends on the retail industry ‘more than anything else’

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Feds issue public-health alert over salmonella in whole roasting pigs
State GOP chair Susan Hutchison calls Ted Cruz a ‘traitor’ for not endorsing Donald Trump
Jay Inslee, Dow Constantine announce recommendations of mental-health task force
‘Way too many problems’ with state’s carbon-reduction rule, critics say
Opinion: It’s on us to recognize and break down racial divides
Editorial: City Council should challenge Mayor Murray on neighborhood councils

Vancouver Business Journal
State unemployment at 5.8 percent for seventh month in a row

The Wenatchee World (subscription required)
AFL-CIO leader Trumka stirs state union members here

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: People can slow decline in bees


Old SR 520 bridge pontoon moved through Ballard Locks
Eroding riverbank threatens highway, homes in Granite Falls

Seattle City Council to consider bias-free policing law

NW Public Radio
Fires, Landslides And Global Warming Are Issues In Lands Commissioner Race

Q13 TV (FOX)
2 girls hospitalized, 70 possibly exposed to E. coli infection at Monroe school
WSDOT pushes back the Pilchuck River to save highway, homes


What if Seattle police were like Scotland’s?

Council Pushes Limits on Airbnb as Hosts Say Tax Us Instead

Seattle P.I.
Earth is hotter than ever — prosecute inaction?

Why Washington State Should Have Licensed Many More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries