Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, August 2, 2016


Washington state files $100 million suit against Comcast
Trump suggests general election could be ‘rigged,’ doesn’t give specifics
Washington state primary: Key things to know
State primary to winnow candidates in dozens of races
Central Washington University president gets new contract
State adopts ‘fish consumption rule’ after years of debate
Seattle City Council bans ‘conversion therapy’
I-90 to close during Blue Angels practices, shows

Aberdeen Daily World
Jetty plan to move forward with city backing
Rally against crude oil at Hoquiam City Hall

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Can oil trains ever be made safe enough?

Everett Herald (subscription required)
VP Biden performs 1st marriage ceremony — for a same-sex couple
Editorial: Change state’s primary election to top-four system
Letter: Our democratic socialism at work every day

News Tribune (subscription required)
Green Party’s Stein picks human rights activist as running mate
Column: Conventions are a drug, and I’m in withdrawal

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington sues Comcast over ‘pattern of deceptive practices’

Redmond Reporter
State adopts new clean water rule

Seattle Times (subscription required)
How the priciest home on the market in Seattle got a $0 property tax bill
Tuition scam takes up to $1 million from UW students
With funding cut, wait lists grow for Meals on Wheels help
Sound Transit picks ‘radioactive’ Tim Eyman to write statement against expanding light rail
Op-ed: American Muslims are committed to community, country
Column: Liberalism’s big bet
Editorial: Attorney General Bob Ferguson right to scrutinize Comcast service fees

Seattle Weekly
City and County Councilmembers Ask Murray Not to Clear Homeless Encampment

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Why are state Supreme Court judges elected?
WSU effort to eliminate rabies is impressive

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Led by Yakima Valley growers, U.S. reaches record hop acreage

Yakima Herald Republic
Range 12 fire in Yakima, Benton counties now 10% contained, 175,000 acres burned
Editorial: Take heed: Ballots are due today for primary


Mukilteo shooting suspect bought gun week before murders, texted warning
Washington suing Comcast for $100 million for improper fees, credit checks

Seattle City Council votes to ban gay conversion ‘therapy’
Olympia bar owner: Weed smoking is welcome, state can ‘go to Hell’

Billionaire, Former Senate Majority Leader Aim To Oust Washington Chief Justice
Crews Say Drones Hamper Firefighting Efforts
Washington AG Suing Comcast For $100 Million Over ‘Deceptive Practices’
Hacking An Election: Why It’s Not As Far-Fetched As You Might Think

Seattle bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ youth
Ask a Muslim, close the knowledge gap

NW Public Radio
Crews Say Drones Hamper Firefighting Efforts
Washington AG Sues Cable Giant
Is Washington Headed For A Honeycrisp Bust?
How To Grow A Blueberry In The Desert: Tent It
Wildfire Season Blazes Into The Northwest

Q13 TV (FOX)
Father of Mukilteo survivor says son was shot in the back: ‘It’s a parent’s worst nightmare’


Pressure rises to ban assault rifles in Washington

New Zika Cases in Florida Show U.S. Cities’ Struggle Without Federal Funding

Herbold to Amend Murray’s Affordable Housing Grand Bargain Today with Displacement Amendment

Washington AG Files Groundbreaking Lawsuit Against Comcast, Alleges “Pattern of Illegally Deceiving Their Customers”
At Vigil for Mukilteo Shooting Victims, Friends Remember the Dead and Governor Inslee Says “Inaction Is Unacceptable”
Seattle Becomes the Third American City to Ban Conversion Therapy on LGBTQ Youth