Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, July 27


Associated Press
Trump says Russia should find Clinton’s missing emails
Franklin County man tests positive for Zika
Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fish

Aberdeen Daily World
Quinault Big Cedar has fallen, trail closed
Opinion: Tribal and non-tribal fishermen should share in the catch and the conservation

In Our View: A Taxing Commute

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Arlington School District to pay for supplies this year
Port of Everett receives $10 million grant for upgrades
Burbank: Burbank: You hold a lot of local power with a pen and ballot
Editorial: Approve sales tax increase for criminal justice
Letter: Women’s right to choose based in science, law

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Where have all the salmon gone

News Tribune (subscription required)
Trump asks Russia to hack Clinton
Bill Clinton puts a human face on his wife, the presidential nominee
Trump campaign: Tax returns still none of your business
Democrats promise new push for gun control
Pierce Transit security upgrades come with bonus for riders — free Wi-Fi
Editorial: Worthy goal, wrong tactic (Dorn lawsuit)

Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle voters to decide whether to protect hotel maids
New WSU classes in Bremerton, Everett take aim at state’s engineering shortage

Redmond Reporter
King County Council 5-3 on marijuana regulations
Lake Washington School District will soon offer sale of tax-exempt bonds

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Appeals court upholds Hood Canal land deal
Bellevue to run 2 property-tax measures on November ballot
Under Our Skin: Readers respond to issues of race, policing and equality
Community colleges win grant to change how they advise students
With nudge from SeaTac, delegates back platform with $15 minimum wage
City, having blown its chance for affordable units in apartment boom, is now deflecting blame
Opinion: Change won’t come from tweeting; get involved in your community

Spokesman Review
Pair of archaeologists sift through Riverfront Park ahead of construction
Two rabid bats identified in Spokane County
Fire danger now high in Spokane and Okanogan counties
Editorial: Consumer voice needed in merger of Group Health and Kaiser Permanente

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Gap in medical services likely as talks continue

Yakima Herald Republic (subscription required)
Guest commentary: TVW provides valuable tools for important 2016 election


Seattle closer to banning gay conversion therapy

Seattle City Council moves toward banning ‘gay conversion’ therapy

Seattle To Vote On Initiative To Build A Mile-Long Elevated Park On Viaduct Site
Snohomish County Voters Mull Sales Tax Hike As Way To Decrease Crime
Funding, Testing, Equality Hot Topics In Crowded State Superintendent Race
Washington State Ferries Food Vendor Makes Last-Ditch Effort To Keep Concession

Ballot Initiative Could Make Oil Trains Illegal In Spokane

NW Public Radio
Ballot Initiative Could Make Oil Trains Illegal In Spokane


Give City Council more power in neighborhoods

Email to City Council Accuses Mayor and Neighborhood Director of “Falsified” Report on District Councils

Seattle Takes a Step Toward Banning “Pray the Gay Away” Conversion Therapy