Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, August 30


Associated Press
Justice Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill
Report: Western State hasn’t been accredited for months
Last chance? Obama administration proposes health law fixes
Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen
EpiPen maker gave CEO $5 million for personal U.S. tax bill
Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers

Aberdeen Daily World
Plight of Quinault and other area tribes described by members
New oil reporting rule expected to improve safety

Central Kitsap Reporter
OC and WSU expand partnership (Hansen)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Editorial: Work remains to fight impaired driving

Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way High School’s completion delayed, expected to open in October

Journal of the San Juan Islands
WSF announces special Labor Day schedule

Kirkland Reporter
Kirkland city officials seek public input on land-use, zoning designations for neighborhood center

News Tribune (subscription required)
Russian hackers said to have targeted Arizona election system
Eugene Robinson: Clinton must learn from mistakes, but will she?

New York Times
Massive data centers in small towns mostly create low-wage, temporary jobs for the locals, high-tech workers at these facilities are usually outsiders

Puget Sound Business Journal
UW study links increased employer health costs to lack of birth control coverage for women

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Hundreds of students at troubled ITT Tech to lose education money
Seahawks’ Richard Sherman: Colin Kaepernick makes good point, ‘could have picked a better platform’
Helen Leuzzi, passionate advocate for homeless Eastside women, dies at age 55
Editorial: Remember our school-supply drive when shopping for your kids
Opinion: Why students need trigger warnings and safe places
Opinion: Protests on campus are a sign of progress

Spokesman Review
City Council changes Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Salmon are Olympia bound

Yakima Herald Republic
Embracing e-textbooks: Yakima Valley-area colleges lag in replacing costly books with more affordable options


New chickenpox vaccine requirement for high schoolers
Wolf pack killing prompts death threats
Homeless advocates spend 25 hours on the street

Data Breach Happened As Washington Was Trying To Move To New Vendor
‘They’re Living History:’ Why These Arborists Search For Washington’s Tallest Trees
A New School Year Brings Renewed Focus On Attendance
Traffic Deaths Climb By Largest Increase in Decades

Upon Arrival: How refugees find their way in Seattle
Where Seattle’s refugees come from and other things you should know
Olympic Swimmer Adrian Receives Triumphal Welcome Home In Bremerton
PHOTOS: A Burmese refugee lands in Seattle. His first goal is to learn English

NW Public Radio
Data Breach Happened As Washington Was Trying To Move To New Vendor
Western State Hospital Withdrew, Without Notice, From National Accreditation
Private Fire Companies Help Fight PNW Fires

Q13 TV (FOX)
Wildfire burning near Leavenworth forces mandatory evacuations in Chelan County


Seattle considers limits — or taxes — on Airbnb rentals
Sorry, Trump, ‘political correctness’ has its benefits.
Audio: Remembering Bob Santos in a 2015 interview

King County Democrats Vice Chair Floats Idea of Island for the Homeless