Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, September 8


Associated Press
State OKs ban on potent alcohol sales in some Everett areas
Seattle’s core carbon emissions drops 6 percent since 2008
State back in court over education funding case
Washington AG seeks legislation banning assault weapons  (Frockt, Ranker)
Judge wants AG’s emails in Oso landslide liability case
Alaska gets $3M to fight opioid addiction, overdoses

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Column: Do we really want a president who coughs?

Central Kitsap Reporter
9/11 Ground Zero flag mystery is believed solved

State Supreme Court hears McCleary arguments

The Daily News
State attorney: Deny oil terminal

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Anticipating growth, Everett looks to boost water flow
Attorney general seeks ban on sale of assault-style weapons
State vows progress in fully funding public education
State approves sales ban of high-alcohol beverages in Everett
Judge wants AG’s emails in Oso mudslide liability case
Editorial: Student loans propped up failing for-profit schools

News Tribune (subscription required)
Trump and Clinton go head-to-head on military and terrorism
Gary Johnson asks ‘What is Aleppo?’
‘Dreamer’ crowdfunds tuition after school rescinds $20k scholarship on first day of classes

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: New realities inspire good idea at Lacey City Hall

Seattle Times (subscription required)
State justices question how to compel state in McCleary school-funding ruling (Frockt, Rolfes)
Washington attorney general proposes assault-weapons ban (Frockt)
School district files complaint against Bothell shop teacher after story of attack
Seattle’s bike czar, who led purchase of Pronto bike-share system, leaves job
Downtown high-rise residents drop opposition to mayor’s housing plan
Seattle cuts greenhouse-gas emissions 6 percent in six years, report says
Metro bus-service, security would get big boosts from Constantine plan
How we got here: Key events of McCleary school-funding decision
Editorial: No homeless camping in Seattle parks, school grounds
Opinion: Northwest communities can’t risk another oil train disaster

Spokesman Review
WA Supremes skeptical in latest school funding hearing
SFCC, SCC helping former ITT Tech students transfer

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: Recent hack shows need for security

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Island organizations begin hunger awareness campaign this month as attendance at free food programs climbs
Effort to rebuild salmon habitat at Judd Creek begins with logs
State tests: fewer opt-outs, higher scores

Yakima Herald Republic
State’s highest court questions how to compel state in McCleary school-funding ruling


Justices urged to increase, drop education punishment
Washington AG seeks legislation banning assault weapons (Frockt)
Seattle Children’s to open Gender Clinic in October
King County EMS saving money, lives with new epinephrine kit

Supreme Court asked to consider shutting down schools

Tacoma community walk highlights Hilltop’s break from troubled past
Maury Island pier being removed to protect Puget Sound marine life

Washington AG Seeks Legislation Banning Assault Weapons
The Rise Of The Drone, And The Thorny Questions That Have Followed
Number Of Hungry U.S. Kids Drops To Lowest Level Since Before Great Recession

Cancer patients may have been undiagnosed at UW – because researchers took tumor samples
What your voters’ guide won’t tell you about the 2016 election
‘Purge Contempt’ Or Double Down On Sanction? School Funding Back In Court
Half Of Professors In NPR Ed Survey Have Used ‘Trigger Warnings’
As school year begins, fight continues over K-12 funding in Washington

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
Washington AG supports ban of assault weapons
The ‘humpback comeback’ is ‘great news’ for the species
Opinion: Washington state is one step closer to banning guns
Opinion: Prohibition lessons: Why don’t we just legalize all drug use?

NW Public Radio
Merry-Go-Round Or Marathon? Lawyers Battle Over School Funding Progress
WA Attorney General Will Propose Ban On AR-15 Guns

Q13 TV (FOX)
Washington attorney general wants ban on assault-style weapons; opponents outraged


The Northwest’s for-profit prison for immigrants, explained

Getting Home: Using Data to guide our fight against homelessness

Funding Schools for Washington’s Kids Can’t Be Done through Property Tax Gimmicks

After Mukilteo Shooting, State Attorney General Proposes Ban on Assault Weapons (Frockt, Ranker)
The Washington Supreme Court Is Seeking More “Coercive” Ways to Force Lawmakers to Fund Schools. We Have Some Ideas.

As school starts, more states focus on Native American students  (McCoy)