Washington State House Democrats


Monday, October 10


Associated Press
Voters call debate ‘cringe worthy,’ some won’t cast ballot 
Washington voters to decide whether to re-elect Gov. Inslee
Rep. Herrera Beutler denounces Trump, will vote for Ryan 
Washington ferry system struggles with broken boats
Highest-ranking GOP congresswoman condemns Trump remarks
Gov. Inslee acts to fight abuse of heroin, painkillers

Aberdeen Daily World 
McCleary utility rate study forecasts hefty increases
Inslee’s strategy to tackle heroin epidemic: first deal with misuse of pain pills

The Daily News  
Two beaches open for razor clam harvest amidst health warnings 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
US ready to start talks with Canada on Columbia River Treaty
State settles Oso mudslide lawsuit for $50 million
Changes at county jail improving safety, reducing overtime
Who uses the I-405 toll lanes? Survey says …
Study: Washington’s aerospace employment is holding steady
Singletary: Steep increases force choices about long-term coverage

News Tribune (subscription required)  
What experts say about PSE’s secret LNG plant studies
Federal rules bar release of Tacoma LNG documents? Not so, feds say
Refugees find free dental treatment at Lakewood clinic
‘I think a bullet just went by my head’: Complaints fuel efforts to regulate target shooting in state forests
Matt Driscoll: Where County Council candidates stand on a mental health sales tax

Olympian (subscription required)   
Hispanic Roundtable hosts dialog about race, cops and guns

Peninsula Daily News  
Gov. Inslee issues order on fight against opioid abuse

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
State GOP leader Susan Hutchison angers local conservatives with response to Trump tape
State reaches $50M settlement in Oso landslide suit
Alaskan Way Viaduct reopens early after semiannual inspection
Seattle a model for dealing with race inequity, says professor
Trump’s vulgar comments spark condemnation from state Republicans — and an attempt to deflect
Opinion: Pro/con: Should voters approve Sound Transit 3 in November?

Spokesman Review  
Crapo calls on Trump to quit race, McMorris Rodgers still supports nominee
Scientist studying mushrooms’ ability to protect Spokane River from PCBs
Gonzaga rescinds new policies banning children of staff, students from campus
Employee burned in industrial accident at Spokane’s Waste-to-Energy Plant upgraded to serious condition
Columbus Day confusion at City Hall ends with rescinded proclamation
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation send 500 pounds of smoked salmon to protesters of Dakota Access Pipeline
Shawn Vestal: Why isn’t cutting athletics spending at WSU part of the budget-balancing plan?

Tri-City Herald  
Our Voice: Initiative 1433 oversimplifies minimum wage challenges 
Guest column: Breaking the silence on youth suicide 

Yakima Herald Republic  
Pesticide drift problems continue despite lawsuits and proposed legislation
Long slog ahead to get through Washington state’s 6,000 untested rape kits


Father of Mukilteo shooting victim urges lawmakers to ban assault weapons
State Republican Chair excuses Trump after lewd comments

Wash. state delegates call for Trump’s immediate resignation
Proposed $50 million settlement reached in Oso landslide suit
Wash. ferry system struggles through rough week of service

SEIU Looms Large In Fight For Control Of Washington Legislature
Fireworks In St. Louis: Trump, Clinton Trade Barbs In Heated Debate
Emails Reveal Clinton’s Mixed Relationship With Wall Street
Race And Policing: Treat Black Men And Boys Like Victims, Too

They lost their son and daughter to murder-suicide. Now they’re pushing for gun control
Swinomish chairman: Indigenous Peoples’ Day is only a start
Race, School Ratings And Real Estate: A ‘Legal Gray Area’ 

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Washington voters to decide on nation’s first carbon tax

NW Public Radio  
Washington Wildlife Officials Say Lethal Wolf Removal Isn’t Working
Northwest Republicans React To Trump Recording

Q13 TV (FOX)  
The Minimum Wage Debate: Should WA voters pass a $13.50 rate?


Tracking Mayor Ed Murray’s compromises on police reform

Seattle P.I.  
Election: ‘Locker room talk’ debate defense by Trump offends young Seattle listeners