Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, August 10


Associated Press
Judge tosses suit against Seattle’s Uber driver law
New avalanche bridge opens in Snoqualmie Pass
UW regents accused of violating state transparency law
State fines feds, contractor for mishandling Hanford waste
Inslee appoints Roger Millar as transportation secretary
Suit seeks higher pay for King County jurors
Ancient ice reveals vital clues about Earth’s past climate

The Daily News
Purcell inches closer to General Election (Rossetti)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
School districts ask court to halt Dorn lawsuit
Burbank:  Top two primary often leaves out one party or the other

Peninsula Daily News
Candidates for 24th District state Senate seat clash on minimum wage

Seattle Times (subscription required)
New, longer Washington driver’s-license exam tackles pot, cellphone risks
How Washington compares when it comes to paying jurors
Black Lives Matter speakers push for change
One reason why girls outperform boys in school may be sleep cycles
Westneat: Maker of massacre gun steps up to fund NRA lobbying arm

Seattle Weekly
Where Americorp has failed, Rainer Valley Corps is finding a foothold.
To Help End Homelessness, Get Landlords On Board
How Seattle Is Fighting Needles With Needles
I Always Wanted to Be a Mail Carrier. Until I Was One.

Spokesman Review
Expanded Cheney CHAS clinic to offer dental for low-income patients
Tornado confirmed near Airway Heights
County attorney claims employment discrimination a result of being pregnant
Editorial: Charter school lawsuit is disappointing

Tri-City Herald
State fines DOE $50,000 for mishandling waste at Hanford plant

The Washington Post
Bipartisan group of state lawmakers calls for big changes to improve U.S. public schools

Yakima Herald Republic (subscription required)
Proposed legislation would add housing for tribal members living in substandard conditions on Columbia River
State Commission on Hispanic Affairs seeks federal probe of fatal shooting by Wapato police
Editorial: Much-needed help comes to farming’s new generations


Frustration grows over backlog at Police Academy
Patients surprised by large lab bills related to contract dispute

Lawsuit: Low juror pay means more white, upper-income juries in King County

State Asking Citizens To Check Trees For Invasive Species In August
Hikes In Employees’ Health Premiums To Outpace Raises Again
Tribal Court Reverses Grand Ronde Disenrollment Decision
State Audit Questions No-Bid Contract For Washington State Patrol Radio Upgrade
Trump Campaign Says ‘Dishonest Media’ Misinterpreted His Second Amendment Comment
Hospital Units Tailored To Older Patients Can Help Prevent Decline

‘Wal-Mart Moms’ And The 2016 Elections: 8 Takeaways
Woodinville firm tries to tackle Zika with low-tech mosquito traps
Drought, Climate Change Slow Growth Of Douglas Fir Forests: Study
Banking continues to be a thorny legal, safety issue for marijuana businesses
Federal Data Shows Firefighting Chemicals In U.S. Drinking Water Sources

The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don’t We?

NW Public Radio
Oregon Ranks Fifth, Washington 18th, Nationwide In Voter Turnout
Political Push To Get Banks Into Marijuana Business

Q13 TV (FOX)
Black Lives Matter marchers move peacfully through downtown
New avalanche bridge opens in Snoqualmie Pass


In Defense of Getting S— Done

The City is Getting Serious About Secure Scheduling