Washington State House Democrats


Friday, July 29


Associated Press
DNR issues burn ban for Washington state
Washington car dealer to pay restitution over discrimination
Microsoft plans to lay off 2,850 people in next year
After Troy Kelley, auditor candidates to ‘restore credibility’

Aberdeen Daily World
Contract negotiations at Gray Harbor Community Hospital hit a snag

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Charter-school backers trying to unseat Supreme Court justice who ruled against them   (Sullivan)

The Daily News
Cowlitz County unemployment rate rise slightly in June

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Retiring incumbent leaves open seat on Superior Court
Democratic delegates revel in their diversity in Philadelphia
Milbank: At DNC, women seize the moment and the momentum
Editorial: Editorial: County officials’ pay raises come at bad time

Puget Sound Business Journal
From Rick Steves to Tim Eyman, here’s who’s drafting ST3 arguments
Pacific Science Center’s new partnership makes science more accessible
Wallace: Public education industry holds Washington state hostage
Editorial: Park program a model for creative solutions

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Clinton: ‘We can all rise together’
Seattle assistant chief to lead national black law-enforcement group
State attorney general opposes Vancouver oil terminal
Vocational training benefits men more than women, study suggests
Black candidate Jesse Wineberry says police racially profiled him after Times editorial’s error
Editorial: SeaTac’s misconduct shows the need for transparency and watchdogs

Vashon Maury Island Beachcomber
Gap in medical services likely as talks continue (Nelson)

Yakima Herald Republic  (subscription required)
Yakima Regional, nurses reach tentative contract agreement
Yakama Nation leader Patrick Luke will head fish commission
Tribes remember ancient Kennewick Man 20 years after discovery 


Treasurer proposing 5% state income tax to fund schools
Nuclear worker: ‘Retaliation is very real at Hanford’
History, made! Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic nomination
Americans are furiously Googling ‘voter registration’

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world
Recent drownings, rising temperatures prompt water warning
Affordable housing becoming increasingly difficult to find in Seattle

Trial-Like Portion Of Vancouver Oil Terminal Review Ends Friday With Public Hearing
Billions Of Dollars At Stake In Low-Profile Race For State Treasurer

NW Public Radio
Washington Leads Effort To Support Federal Transgender Guidelines
Washington And Oregon Groups Call For West Coast Ban On Assault Weapons  (Frockt)
Is Washington Headed For A Honeycrisp Bust?

Q13 TV (FOX)
Hillary Clinton accepts ‘milestone’ nomination, pledges steady hand in dangerous world
Fallen Muslim soldier’s dad to Trump: ‘You have sacrificed nothing and no one’
Skagit Public Utility District cleared of retaliation claims
Microsoft to cut about 2,850 more jobs
Everett man recalls terrifying moments of truck attack in Nice, France


Oregon derailment was one of many for Union Pacific
Data dive: Fake Twitter followers abound in local politics, media

Washington State Fines Volkswagen $176 Million Over False Emissions Reporting