Washington State House Democrats


Friday, September 30


Associated Press
Package proposed for citizen check for voter registration 
Ex-juvenile home official sentenced for sex with resident 
Why vape shops in Washington are welcoming new state regulations, but concerned about federal rules
‘Barefoot Bandit’ released from prison; will work for lawyer 
Retailers support House vote to push ‘pause’ on overtime rules

Aberdeen Daily World 
Flooding project EIS taking comments; public hearings planned
Shoalwater Bay Tribe awarded national Culture of Health prize

Central Kitsap Reporter 
Heroin epidemic sweeps Kitsap 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
For 9/11 victims’ families, suing Saudis easier than collecting
U.S. economy expanded at revised 1.4% rate in 2nd quarter
Everett Rotary pledges $100,000 to college-readiness program
Obama may use obscure fund to pay billions to ACA insurers

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Column: When facts, logic and history don’t matter
Column: Explaining Trump to our daughters not easy

Puget Sound Business Journal 
More benefits for 1.15 million workers: Obama administration issues sick leave mandate

Renton Reporter 
WSDOT officially breaks ground on I-405/SR167 connector  (Bergquist)

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states
When politics get personal: Families, friends feud over Clinton vs. Trump
DEA moves to ban kratom, frustrating both scientists and users
With country ‘at a crossroads,’ suburban women wield election power
Editorial: Moral obligation to not create debtors’ traps for poor defendants

Seattle Weekly  
How Can Seattle Get More Diversity Into the Green Movement?

Yakima Herald Republic  
Washington crime rates by city
YVC gets $3.9 million to improve STEM services
Editorial: A hopeful step toward labor peace in the ports


Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
Cascade Mall suspect is U.S. citizen
Sea-Tac to begin work on $660M International Terminal
Pierce County aims to improve behavioral health system
State looking for foster parents: ‘It feeds your soul’

Shots fired near vigil being held for slain Federal Way man
Ex-juvenile home official sentenced for sex with resident
State protecting voter registration database from hackers
Mall shooter fallout: Secretary of state to propose citizenship checks for voters

Bill Paves Way For Return Of ‘Kennewick Man’ To Northwest Tribes
Engineers Unveil 1st US Tsunami Building Standards In Portland
CDC Urges Americans To Get A Flu Shot As Soon As Possible

How to be a dad (of a transgender kid)
No more homework, say many Seattle elementary schools
Seattle police may have read your social media posts, against city policy
Staffing, Management Issues Plagued Western State Hospital Says Report
100 years ago, whites drove Sikhs out of Bellingham. Now Sikh farmers flourish
A Wide Gulf Persists Between Black And White Perceptions Of Policing

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Suspect in Cascade Mall mass shooting may have frequented gun stores before crime
Seattle Police Department under fire for social media surveillance


Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Airbnb, Parking Requirements, and Waterfront Redesign