Washington State House Democrats


Monday, August 1


Associated Press
Washington Attorney General to announce Comcast lawsuit
Wildfires burning in Washington
State’s voters have lengthy ballot to fill out
Rare bloom in Hood Canal turns water green
Obama signs bill requiring labels for genetically modified foods
Survey: US factories expanded for 5th straight month in July

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

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Study finds increased minimum wage did little for Seattle workers

The Daily News
After winning a legal battle, proposed Kalama pot farm moves no closer to development

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Rough battle ahead as groups prepare for Oso lawsuit
Mukilteo gathers to mourn deaths of three Kamiak grads
What we know about Donald Trump and his taxes so far
Commentary: Commentary: Why are Democrats so angry with each other?

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Washington asks EPA to ban boat discharge in Puget Sound to promote shellfish harvesting

Puget Sound Business Journal
ReachNow CEO: How region can improve transportation issues
How a new partnership will give some Washington hospitality companies a leg up

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Washington state to sue Comcast over ‘pattern of deceptive practices’
‘Chill’ gathering turns deadly for longtime Mukilteo friends
800 gather to pray, weep at vigil to honor Mukilteo victims
Mukilteo marks state’s fifth mass shooting this year
Editorial: First day of school not as fun for kids whose families can’t afford supplies
Editorial: What’s hiding in your property-tax bill? And here’s how it could grow
Editorial: Read between the lines of the minimum-wage experiment

Skagit Valley Herald
La Conner to ask Legislature for help in building new library

Spokesman Review
WSU nuclear reactor program draws students, researchers – and tourists
Three large wildfires burn across Central, Eastern Washington
Getting There: Downtown Spokane street project generating complaints, concerns
Spokane man faces murder charge in bicyclist’s death
Editorial: Oil train blockade? The Spokane City Council is tilting at windmills.

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Meals on Wheels faces budget cuts, high demand

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Walla Walla County sets hearing on medical pot moratorium
Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Wildfire on outskirts of Chelan in mop-up mode

Yakima Herald Republic
Tackling lead exposure risk requires more testing, information
No end in sight for 60,000-acre Yakima County fire; several others burn throughout Eastern Washington
Washington Post: Freddie Gray’s needless death shows just why reform is needed
Letter: Legislature should step in to stop credit scores being used to set car insurance rates


Washington to sue Comcast for $100 million over ‘deceptive practices’
Mukilteo mourns after tragic weekend shooting
Rare algae bloom turning Hood Canal green

Governor calls for ‘common wisdom’ on guns at Mukilteo prayer vigil

Hundreds gather to remember 3 teens killed in shooting at Mukilteo house party

Wildfire Season Blazes Into The Northwest
Many More People Seek Medical Help For Opioid Abuse

For Stopping A Pandemic Of Gun Violence, Let’s Look To The Flu

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
‘Pattern of deceptive practices’ prompts state to sue Comcast

NW Public Radio
Wildfire Season Blazes Into The Northwest
Washington AG Voices Opposition Over Vancouver Oil Terminal

Q13 TV (FOX)
Tuesday primary includes races with federal, statewide and legislative implications
Hundreds gather at vigil to mourn shooting victims
McCain: Trump defamed Kahn, does not represent GOP


Regional Report: Rent and Traffic Delays Way Up

Three Dead, Suspect in Custody After Mukilteo Shooting