Washington State House Democrats


Friday, October 7


Associated Press
Mental hospital implements new policy for escaped patients 
Split state Supreme Court bars wrongful death lawsuit 
Sanctions remain against state in education funding case
Shell halts proposed oil-by-rail project at its refinery
Inslee to take executive action to fight opioid addiction

Aberdeen Daily World 
Port meeting: Final EIS clears way for permitting process of oil terminal
WDFW approves razor clam digs at Copalis and Mocrocks
Aberdeen High clown attack threat ‘unsubstantiated’
Marijuana store in rural Elma hopes to showcase retail experience

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Inslee: State must fight for booming aerospace industry
Women are in the new sweet spot of U.S. economy, study says

News Tribune (subscription required)  
High court orders $100,000-per-day fine to continue in McCleary school-funding case 

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Editorial: Prep Washington kids for Washington jobs

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
$100,000-a-day fines over K-12 funding kept in place by state Supreme Court (Rolfes)
Bill Gates urges political leaders: Don’t forget to strive for ‘life-changing’ goals
Election: State carbon-tax initiative pencils out nicely for Boeing
Joby Shimomura quit politics for art, and she doesn’t miss it at all
Editorial: Washington should lead the fight against child sex trafficking
Opinion: Next president must value funding scientific research

Skagit Valley Herald  
Shell calls off rail unloading facility project

Yakima Herald Republic  
Washington Supreme Court says $100,000 daily fines against state will continue


Light rail had over 100,000 riders in a single day for first time
Sanctions remain against state in education funding case
Washington students to receive personal financial education
Traffic Alert: Alaskan Way Viaduct, SR 520 bridge closed this weekend
Metro wants building owners to rent parking spaces to riders

Delays expected on Bainbridge ferry route as damaged boat gets repaired

Shell Calls Off Oil Train Plans For Puget Sound Refinery In Anacortes
Seattle Debates Camping In Parks, But Which Ones Are ‘Suitable?’
Backers Of Anti-Scam Initiative Say It’s About Protecting Seniors; Critics See Hidden Agenda

Should carbon emissions be taxed? WA voters to decide

NW Public Radio  
Inquest Into Pasco Shooting To Be Run By Well-Known Farmworker Advocate 

Q13 TV (FOX)  
New safety guidelines issued after escapes at Western State Hospital
Concealed carry permit applications spike after Cascade Mall shooting
Shell halts proposed oil-by-rail project at its refinery near Anacortes


To end a union fight, Seattle U cites religious freedom
Weeks after it was cleared, homeless camp returns to Freedom Hill

More People than Ever Are Riding Sound Transit Trains and Buses