Washington State House Democrats


Friday, September 23


Associated Press
Lucrative Dungeness crab fishery faces threat from acidic oceans
Forest Service moves to prevent mining in Methow Valley
Washington pot sales inch closer to Idaho border
Spokane Valley weighs 2nd Amendment city proclamation
Eyman, committees pay AG $20,000 for investigation delays
Supreme Court: jails not liable for crimes after release
Justices: Judge erred in ordering poor Benton County woman to pay costs
Seattle considers law requiring 30 days to evict homeless
Washington voters face question of campaign finance reform

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Tim Eyman pays state $10,000 to cover attorneys’ fees
Boeing awards $6 million in grants to boost education, training
Trade authority rules Airbus got subsidies that hurt Boeing
Editorial: Closer look needed at state’s policy on killing wolves

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Campaign watchdog decides Sound Transit did not break laws in release of ORCA emails
Bots, begone! U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell takes steps to ban online scalping
Eyman, committees pay AG $20,000 for investigation delays
Bike sabotage in Westlake? Dozens of cyclists report flats from tacks in new lane
Opinion: Why ‘whitesplaining’ is hurtful to people of color

Seattle Weekly  
Four Years After Legal Weed, Seattle’s Black Market Still Thrives
Sawant Memo Shows REET Money Can Pay for Public Via Budget Displacement
AG Ferguson Says There’s No Time to Wait for Assault Weapon Ban

Yakima Herald Republic  
Pot businesses poised to form growers association
Yakima Basin water plan seeking $31 million in state funds
Rock Creek Fire declared contained


WDFW hacker bragged about data breach
Seahawks’ Michael Bennett: White player needs to join protest
Seattle arena backer acquires another big SODO parcel
Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin demands review of police training in all 50 states
No safety recommendations a year after Aurora Bridge crash

Seattle city council considers plan that some say would “legalize” homeless camping
Kshama Sawant finds legal way to shift precinct funds to housing
Sound Transit places $554M order for more light rail cars

Eyman, Committees Pay AG $20,000 For Investigation Delays
Northwest Exporters Brace for Ocean Freight Cost Increases
Police Reform Is Happening, But It’s Hard To Track

Opponent of gun initiative 1491 running on shoestring budget
Where Did National Forests Go? Green Spaces Disappear From Google Maps
What’s behind the 55 percent rise in Seattle’s sexual assaults
State releases new student achievement statistics. Experts balk

NW Public Radio  
Washington state releases student growth percentiles. Some experts balk.


George Washington owned slaves. Should we rename the state?

Bagshaw, Burgess, and O’Brien Zoom in on Core Debate over Encampment Legislation

Seattle P.I.  
Sound Transit places $554M order for more light rail cars
Sonics dream? Chris Hansen drops $32 million on more land in Sodo