Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, October 6


Associated Press
Financial literacy to be part of Washington school learning
Senators ask DOJ to intervene over voter deadlines
Washington considers taxes for Oregon shoppers
In Our View: ‘Yes’ on Initiative 735

The Daily News  
Candidate for chief of Washington public schools visits Longview 

Bothell Reporter 
Bothell levy aims to preserve city’s streets, sidewalks

In Our View: ‘Yes’ on Initiative 1491

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
State sanctioned over deleted emails in mudslide litigation
Here’s why patients pay $600 for drugs that cost $300
Letter: Locals know red light cameras absolutely work
Burbank: Our immigrant ancestors built their lives and our nation

Federal Way Mirror 
Federal Way ‘Mayor’s Day of Concern’ nets 7,800 lbs. of food for MSC

Kirkland Reporter 
Residents raise concerns about arsenic in old SR 520 bridge

Olympian (subscription required)   
Lake, estuary or hybrid? Capitol Lake committee explores options 

Redmond Reporter 
Community invited to comment on high school course schedules/credits

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Amazon pledges $10M for new UW building that would double enrollment in computer science
Election: Family tragedy behind Initiative 1491, to get guns from those deemed at extreme risk
Opinion: Stop the movement to exploit America’s federal lands — our lands
Editorial: Boeing is once again showing its commitment to education

Spokesman Review  
Grizzlies tend to stay in the shadows of attention in the Inland Northwest
Spokane private school for the hearing-impaired gives kids a signing chance
Three cases of mumps confirmed at Whitworth University

Yakima Herald Republic  
WSU gets $2.2 million to increase bilingual, English learner teachers, including Yakima Valley schools


NOAA: Satellite tag infection killed orca
New UW center will investigate natural disaster damage

Two old state ferries up for auction

Eric’s heroes: Bringing books and hope to those behind prison walls
Grays Harbor Co. hopes new pot growing warehouse will bring ‘economic high’
Password problems: ferry riders voice frustrations over Wave2Go accounts

NW Public Radio  
In Second Attempt At Oil Train Regulation, Spokane City Councilman Targets Rail Car Owners

Q13 TV (FOX)
Seattle planning for longer school days

How Would A $13.50 Minimum Wage Ripple Through Washington’s Economy?
Being Homeless Doesn’t Disqualify You From Voting In Washington
In Second Attempt At Oil Train Regulation, Spokane City Councilman Targets Rail Car Owners

Racial stress: What 3 Seattle therapists are seeing
Friday’s Jobs Report Could Help Shape Election Outlook
The Issues: Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump On Social Security And Medicare 
Seattle Children’s clinic tackles special health needs of transgender kids
How Lakes Can Work Like Batteries That Charge The Electricity Grid

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
From home visits to new clinics, Puget Sound-area providers ‘Uber-izing’ healthcare
Metro buses could expand to serve more night owls


Op-Ed: McGinn: State Dems behind the times on taxing millionaires
With $10 million investment, Amazon expands relationship with UW
Police body cameras to roll out by January. Maybe

Navigating the Nuances of Seattle’s Black Lives Matter Movement from Within