Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, September 6


Associated Press
ITT Technical Institutes to close in 3 cities 
Energy Northwest plans Richland solar facility 
Secret railroad inspection data frustrates Spokane officials 
Washington State Supreme Court to hear school funding debate 
Gonzaga hires Missouri educator fired over protest conduct 
European green crab found in San Juan Island waters 
After 2 bad fire years, this fire season light in Northwest
Washington wolf killing sparks rebukes, controversy

Aberdeen Daily World 
Needed now and in the next decade: Electricians, roofers, plumbers
Railroads keep most bridge inspection data secret
Tesla Supercharger station planned for Aberdeen

In Our View: Lawmakers, Do Your Job
In Our View: Labor Root of Strength
In Our View: Averted Strike Not the End

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Health district report tallies tax revenue, impacts of pot
Dangers that distract or impair go beyond a text or a beer
Forums will address Snohomish County’s heroin epidemic
Robinson: Voter ID laws’ purpose is now clear — and shameful
Editorial: Little time and a lot to get done for Congress

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
State grant allows triage center to go forward

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Op-ed: Anthem protest resonates in historical context
Op-ed: Stabilizing bridge tolls is within state’s reach
Op-ed: More ‘us,’ less ‘them’ can help find shelter for all

Olympian (subscription required) 
Hillary Clinton finally breaks her press silence
Can newly rested Congress get it together to fight Zika?
Fear and hacking on the campaign trail: Will the vote be secure? 
Op-ed: Trump and “the blacks”
Op-ed: Passage of TPP trade pact benefits our state
Op-ed: Passage of TPP trade pact benefits our state
Editorial: Mental health: One foot in past, one foot in future

Peninsula Daily News  
State Supreme Court to hear school funding debate starting Wednesday

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Here’s how much Sound Transit 3 would cost households in each county
Amid nation’s opioid epidemic, UW Medicine uses telehealth program to reach rural areas

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Police body cams to add ‘another layer’ of evidence, issues for Seattle officials
UW medical students now learn hands-on patient care from Day 1
Most chronically absent students concentrated in a few districts
Q&A: Catch up with the McCleary school-funding case, which is back in court this week
Shut Fairview, replace 2 bridges all at once? Plan draws fire
Did Seattle’s downtown drug crackdown push crimes elsewhere?
Former Seattle charter school cuts back, sheds grades 2-5
FYI Guy: Minority-owned businesses plentiful in Seattle, but diversity is elusive
Editorial: McCleary decision is about equity for all children
Editorial: Public records: an essential cost of democracy
Opinion: Limiting city’s ability to clear homeless camps is wrong solution

Spokesman Review
Rural landowners assert role in fighting wildfires
Study finds many who voted to privatize liquor sales in Washington would now vote differently
Nine Mile upgrade part of Avista’s plan to keep dams humming
WSU student reports rape at Delta Upsilon fraternity
Editorial: State making headway on rail safety
Editorial: Trump’s border wall nothing but a mirage

Tri-City Herald  
Our Voice: Washington Closure a Hanford success 

Yakima Herald Republic  
New public schools survey gets Yakima Valley adults talking
State Supreme Court to hear school funding debate
Editorial: Breaking addiction to opioids: Comprehensive approach needed to fight deadly epidemic 


ITT Technical Institutes closing after ban on federal financial aid
Washington families turn to EpiPen alternative
Patrols stop illegal fishing on closed rivers
SHARE reopens 13 homeless shelters in Seattle
Pierce County’s Lahar Warning System needs upgrades

ITT Tech shuts down all campuses; thousands of students, employees in limbo
Seattle-based Starbucks, Amazon face scrutiny after Apple tax ruling

Lobbyists Fete Washington Lawmakers At Fundraisers  (Goodman)
Back To Court For Players In Washington School Funding Fight
Washington State Legalizes Roadkill Salvage, Oregon Still Firmly Forbids
From Homemade Weapons To Inmate Art, An Inside Look At Life Behind Bars
Marijuana’s Mainstream Move Triggers Different Kinds Of Family Talks

UW research links ultrasound to severity of some autism

NW Public Radio
State Reports 13th Cattle Kill, Five Wolves Targeted For Death Remain At Large
Back To Court For Players In Washington School Funding Fight

Q13 TV (FOX)  
For-profit college ITT shuts down: Tens of thousands of students in the lurch
Homeless cleaning up tent city, moving back into Seattle shelters with help of non-profit


Why your college professor may be on the edge of poverty

Seattle P.I.  
Homeless advocates close downtown protest camp, declare victory
The State Patrol welcomes 9 new explosives-detecting K9s