Washington State House Democrats


Monday, September 12


Associated Press
Washington to choose first new lieutenant governor since ’97 
Washington secretary of state race heats up ahead of vote 
State bills people who start wildfires, rarely gets paid 
Officials defend plans to move some Hanford workers
Initiative seeks changes to state campaign finance system
Mother convicted of buying guns for son who was killed in shootout

In Our View: Democracy Must be Open

The Daily News  
County offers little for opioid addicts seeking suboxone treatment 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Teachers try to make 9/11 relevant to kids born after 2001
Editorial: State should ban assault weapons, high-capacity magazines
Editorial: Banks show they’re not too big to steal

News Tribune (subscription required)  
State officials routinely bill people who start wildfires — but they rarely get paid  (Blake)
Seahawks lock arms, express racial unity during national anthem
Editorial: WE REMEMBER 9-11-01 Raw wounds, strong opinions defined a terrible week

Olympian (subscription required)   
Op-ed: Orcas depend on healthy Sound and salmon
Column (Washington Post): Trump’s history of corruption is mind-boggling. So why is Clinton supposedly the corrupt one?
Editorial: Never again? Remembering 9/11

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Kreidler submits health plans for certification with 13.1 percent average rate increase

Redmond Reporter 
City receives $59K grant from Port of Seattle for economic development

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Seattle crosswalk dedicated to memory of woodcarver killed by police in 2010
Concerns about sex-offender sentences years before problem fixed
Seattle scientists first to show monkey model of Zika damage
More schools adopt new way to handle student misbehavior
Sounder south commuter rail adds a midday run
With votes finally counted, Seattle U adjuncts approve union
Highline district struggles with fallout after limiting student suspensions
LiveStories raises $3 million to help government make sense of data
FYI Guy: Bucking national trend, Washington state sees biggest increase in Mexican immigrants
San Francisco Chronicle: Self-driving cars and trucks could leave many jobs in the dust
Westneat: Trump backers brazenly bandy sexist anti-Clinton vitriol
Editorial: NFL protest and the law that protects police from prosecution
Editorial: Time to ban one of America’s favorite weapons
Opinion: The injustice of underfunding civil legal aid
Opinion: Are self-driving cars the future of transportation?
Editorial: State Supreme Court ruling may damage Public Records Act
Opinion: 15 years later, Trump plays to darkest 9/11 fears

Spokesman Review  
Fire sparked in Elmer City spreads to within half mile of Grand Coulee Dam
Ben Stuckart wants answers on downtown Spokane roadwork
Mayor David Condon faces first test in recall showdown on Tuesday
Spin Control: Court session on McCleary foreshadows legislative fight
Editorial: Flipped home ends chronic nuisance 

Tri-City Herald  
Columbia Basin College a good investment for students, taxpayers 

Yakima Herald Republic  
To shoot or not? A reporter finds it’s not always an easy call
Editorial: Sept. 11 still seared into nation’s soul


Secretary of state learns of online data issue from opponent

What Is The Proper Role Of Washington’s Lt. Governor? Candidates Disagree
Sea Grant Monitors In High Gear After Invasive Green Crab Found On San Juan Island
California Aims To Limit Surprise Medical Bills

Why lieutenant governor race is bringing big bucks from around U.S.
Legal pot in California could have social justice impact in WA

NW Public Radio  
Judge Denies Double Jeopardy Motion In Troy Kelley Case
Voter Information Accessible Because Of State Election’s Error


Trump’s globalization message grows on the Northwest
Worlds collide as Sawant and allies visit police precinct

SDOT Shoots Down Parking Reform Recommendation

Seattle P.I.  
Federal data: Marijuana legalization doesn’t entice kids
Sen. Murray condemns Trump claims about sexual assault in the military