Washington State House Democrats


Friday, August 5


Associated Press
Lab workers sue to keep their names from anti-abortion group
Forecast shows strong apple harvest for Washington in 2016
New ACLU lawsuit: Pasco’s voting system weakens Latino voice
Whooping cough cases prompted camp closure
Voter turnout up to about 34 percent in Washington primary
Report: Washington jails fail to provide voting access
State to kill wolves from Ferry Co. pack after attack on cows
US stocks jump as strong jobs report calms investors

Aberdeen Daily World
Commissioner races: Cormier takes commanding lead; Gordon struggles
Letter: Disputing PUD commissioner’s assertions

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Mukilteo mayor reflects on the tragedy in her quiet community
Palumbo leading Moscoso in race to compete for Senate (Moscoso, Walkinshaw, McAuliffe)
Editorial: $2 a person small price to pay for community’s health
Editorial: Pacific Rim trade will create jobs in state, U.S.
Letter: Democratic socialism reflects that we are better together

News Tribune (subscription required)
Medication has become part of treatment for some fighting addiction in Pierce County Drug Court
Editorial: Plot twists and spoilers in Washington Primary

Puget Sound Business Journal
‘55,000 people have seen me naked:’ A story of ‘revenge porn’ and the lawyers who are trying to stop it
‘Revenge porn’ can devastate victims — and their employers
Opinion: Homelessness isn’t about ‘bad decisions’

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Lawsuit seeks to prevent UW fetal-tissue clinic from releasing workers’ names
Innovative LEAD program for drug criminals expands to Seattle’s East Precinct
UW, Swedish swamped by pain patients asking for help after state suspends doctor
Was World Vision official ‘major figure’ in Hamas?
Some state Republicans plan to bail on Trump, vote Libertarian
Editorial: Head Start program needed for Bellevue’s neediest students
Opinion: In a craven society, here are some solutions to stemming gun violence

Tri-City Herald
Sales tax money to help with case management at Tri-Cities’ only teen homeless shelter
ACLU sues Pasco, saying election system violates federal Voting Rights Act

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Disgust with police killings renew appreciation for law enforcement

Yakima Herald Republic (subscription required)
Chamber of Commerce speaks out on Yakima’s homeless situation
Heritage University in Toppenish part of growing trend in Hispanic-serving institutions


Hanford worker: Getting sick on the job caused ‘financial ruin’
Anti-abortion activists, UW sued over public records requests

Seattle police chief suspends cop for punching, kicking man

Washington ACLU Files Voting Rights Lawsuit Against Pasco
Massachusetts Joins State-Led Efforts On Equal Pay For Women
One Year After A Toxic River Spill, No Clear Plan To Clean Up Western Mines
Has My Child Been Exposed To Lead? When And How To Test
High Court Temporarily Blocks Transgender Student From Using Male Bathroom
A Rallying Cry, A Dirty Word: People Around The World Talk About ‘Feminism’

Satanist after-school clubs planned in Washington elementaries
Primary results: Democrats will have the edge in Olympia this November
Nestle Stirs Controversy With New Plan For Northwest Water Bottling Plant
Which Uber drivers get to vote on union? Seattle officials must decide soon
Sportscaster Ventrella advances to general election, against his wishes
Should nurses be allowed to work like doctors at the VA?

Q13 TV (FOX)
Local lab workers sue to keep their names from anti-abortion group
Seattle police officer suspended for allegedly punching restrained man in face 14 times


Seattle Times Publisher Pitched a $290,000 Promo to the Port While the Paper Was Editorializing Against SoDo Arena