Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, September 28


Associated Press
Ellensburg officials downplay discovery of KKK brochures 
New state community college software behind schedule 
More than 30 police database misuse violations in state 
Driver uses cardboard Trump head in carpool lane 
A look at police abuse of confidential databases nationwide 

Aberdeen Daily World 
Commissioners pave way for marijuana cultivation at Satsop Business Park
County’s 2017 general fund budget will be tight
Coastal cleanup efforts remove debris from local beaches

Bothell Reporter 
Residents raise concerns about old SR 520 bridge

The Daily News  
Herrera Beutler presses feds to study oil train safety 

Daily Record 
Washington’s mental health and substance abuse care faces changes

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
More than 30 police database misuse violations in state

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Tacoma apartment rental rates quickly trending from bargain to are-you-kidding-me?
Student protest forces Lakes High to close early

North County Outlook 
State funds all-day kindergarten

Redmond Reporter 
The power of Snoqualmie Falls and the history behind it

Renton Reporter 
Council expresses concern over benches at new Sunset Park 

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Highline superintendent seeks to change small Evergreen, Tyee campuses
Report says NW nuke plant not ‘chilled’ workplace but still has issues
Draft maps of some areas look to denser future for Seattle
Opinion: Next president has a nuclear option: Scrap the program

Seattle Weekly  
Diversity Numbers to Celebrate at University of Washington
From Secure Scheduling to Paid Sick Leave, Unions Get a Pass Under Seattle Labor Law
After Approving Jungle Eviction Plan, Bagshaw Committee Considers Citywide Ban on Homeless Evictions

Spokesman Review  
Panel on race and policing at WSU: ‘There is a cost to change’
Serial killer Robert Yates still fighting sentencing error
Levy lawsuit against Spokane schools pushed until April
Washington community college software system ctcLink now two years behind schedule, $10 million over budget
Shawn Vestal: Police need legal leeway, but not as much as they’re given in Washington

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)  
Legislation to stop electronic ticket scalpers is welcome 

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
Eastmont capital levy would pay for school building improvements
Northern Douglas County fire district seeks levy increase

Yakima Herald Republic  
More Washington students taking AP, PSAT tests


Hope for Healing: Café Racer’s comeback after 2012 mass shooting
I-405 tolls starting to hit $10 more often

The Legacy Of Seattle’s First Black Newspaper
U.S. Government To Pay $492 Million To 17 American Indian Tribes
Audit: Ex-Pasco Official Embezzled $53,000 More Than Thought
Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Obama Power-Plant Emissions Rule

Washington gets federal dollars to work on solution for ‘debtors prisons’
Bias Isn’t Just A Police Problem, It’s A Preschool Problem
Dave Barry explains what it’s like to be relevant during an election year
It May Not Cost You More To Drive Home In A Climate-Friendly Car

NW Public Radio  
Hanford Archive Allows Peek Into Secrecy, Urgency Of Wartime

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Cascade Mall shooting: Community turns to books in effort to help kids deal with trauma, loss


Don’t believe the hype: Sonics arena still a long shot
Invader crabs from Europe threaten havoc in Puget Sound

Protestors Dog Murray Budget Speech

Seattle P.I.  
Gas utilities go to court against state’s new clean-air rule