Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, July 26


Associated Press
First lady draws sharp portrait of Trump, without naming him
19 arrested in Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation

In our view: Find balance on energy

The Daily News
Herrera-Beutler’s visit highlights housing for veterans and women

Everett Herald (subscription required)
EPA takes aim at fast-growing source of emissions: airplanes
Editorial: Lawsuit would penalize kids instead of lawmakers
Letter: Letter: Where’s call to support kids after they are born?

News Tribune (subscription required)
Trump isn’t as rich or charitable as advertised, Rep. Becerra charges
Convention to test whether Bill Clinton still has magic touch
Sarah Silverman scolds fellow Bernie Sanders fans, wins Twitter on first night of Democratic convention
Pierce County begins cleaning up River Road homeless encampment
Matt Driscoll: Does Tacoma need to regulate short-term rentals like Airbnb?

Puget Sound Business Journal
Fingerprint and iris scanners will help Sea-Tac travelers skip lines

Seattle Times (subscription required)
FYI Guy: Enthusiasm for carpooling stalls amid shifting lifestyles and options for getting around
King County lifts moratorium on legal pot businesses
Bremerton firm fights to keep serving food on ferries
Hotel-workers rights initiative headed for Seattle’s fall ballot
City raises business fees to help pay for more cops
$15 wage law has little impact on Seattle’s thriving labor market, report suggests
Opinion: Seattle’s neighborhood councils have raised selfishness to an art form

Seattle Weekly
Higher Minimum Wage Has Had Moderate Benefits, UW Report Says
Inside Sawant’s New Tenant Protections Bill
“The Status Quo Is Over”: Peaceful Black Lives Matter Demonstration Again Consumes Downtown

Spokesman Review
Spokane City Council asks voters to determine if coal, oil trains should be fined
Local novice beekeepers do their part to fight colony collapse
Volunteer equine mounted patrol works to prevent crime

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: Land conservation fund needs stability

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Information needed on Nestlé water-bottling plant

West Seattle Herald
King County Council takes action on marijuana regulations in unincorporated areas

Yakima Herald Republic
Yakima school board to vote on $1.7 million for three contracts
How to end public drunkenness in Wapato? City considers targeting drinks vs. targeting drinkers
CWU projects record enrollment of new students


Local ferry food providers fight out-of-state contract
Donors, REI restore national park trails

Seattle Council to consider ban on gay conversion therapies

Bremerton police chief angry over sex offender housing

Role Of State Superintendent Can Be ‘What You Make Of It’
Thousands Flock To Northwest’s Largest Powwow
Single Mom’s Search For Therapist Hampered By Insurance Companies

‘Grieving process’: Washington’s Bernie supporters feeling burned (Frame)

NW Public Radio
Enthusiasts, Policymakers Weigh How To Juice Electric Car Sales
British Columbia Lottery Taking Bets On U.S. Election

Q13 TV (FOX)
King Co. Council votes to limit production, processing, sale of pot in unincorporated areas


Reminder: Puget Sound has a ton of nuclear weapons
With Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Battle of Seattle goes mainstream
Former Seattle Chief: Are police really ‘protecting and serving’?

Broadening the Definition of Neighborhood Leadership