Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, October 11


Associated Press
Families reach $60 million settlement in Oso landslide case 
Yakama Nation building tiny houses for homeless 
Appeals court: Consumer watchdog structure unconstitutional

Aberdeen Daily World
Grays Harbor College to offer new teaching program
County budgets discussed; third courtroom and drug court inching forward

Central Kitsap Reporter
Kitsap Transit rolls out upgraded web site for fast-ferry proposal 

The Daily News
Incumbents Takko, Blake boast record; Purcell, Walsh debate gets heated (Blake, Takko)

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Oso mudslide victims settle litigation for $60 million
EvCC plans open house about manufacturing classes in Arlington
Washington Post: What happens when you ask women for their stories of assault?
Op-ed by Sen. Marko Liias: I-1464 would give smaller donors greater voice in state
Editorial: Time to honor Indigenous Peoples Day

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Column: A politician and party deserving of contempt

Olympian (subscription required)   
Column:  GOP better think twice about ‘that Mexican thing’

Peninsula Daily News  
Washington voters to decide on nation’s first carbon tax

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Washington hospital and doctor groups back Gov. Inslee’s opioid crisis plan

Renton Reporter 
Zombie apocalypse emergency preparedness

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
‘This must never happen again’: Oso landslide survivors reach settlements totaling $60M
Seattle police would add 72 officers, body cameras, gunshot-tracker under mayor’s proposed budget
Protesters chant ‘stop the sweeps!’ as remaining residents are moved out of The Jungle
CEOs join effort to help students learn about careers
Editorial: Don’t permit homeless camping in Seattle’s green spaces
Opinion: Clearing homeless camps wastes resources, police time
Editorial: Washington Republicans need a new state party leader

Seattle Weekly  
In the Jungle on Eviction Eve, Campers Prepare For the Unknown
Seattle Children’s Hospital Opens Gender Clinic for Trans Kids
Ceremony, Protest Mark Indigenous Peoples’ Day
A New Gun Control Measure Is Going Before Voters, and the Gun Lobby Seems to Be Holding Fire

Spokesman Review  
Under Eastern Washington runs a fault line that has jolted U.S. politics 
Bellevue couple buy Steptoe Butte portion with aim of preservation
Craig Meidl gets City Council’s confirmation, will lead Spokane Police Department
Spokane goes round and round on roundabouts

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Opinion: Lawmakers need self-motivation to finally get schools funded

Yakima Herald Republic  
Backers say Initiative 1491 will save lives
Yakamas to build tiny houses for homeless
UW’s first Latina president says college making progress in diversity, more to do


Some Comcast customers’ 911 calls go to Canada overnight
Local Republican women divided over Trump amidst controversy

Tiny houses could take pressure off Seattle’s homeless crisis
‘People are being irresponsible out there’. Bikers dodge stray bullets in Capitol Forest
New study shows 10 lowest paying jobs in WA state

Northwest Republicans React To Trump Recording
Trump Apparently Quotes Russian Propaganda To Slam Clinton On Benghazi
A Pediatrician’s View Of Paid Parental Leave
PHOTOS: Students, Police Clash In South Africa Over Free Tuition Demands

Single Day Voter Registration Record Smashed In Washington State On Debate Sunday
Rethinking Automatic Insurance Coverage For Preventive Health Care 
Northwest Tribes Supply Pipeline Demonstrators With Firewood, Smoked Salmon

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
The $50 million Issaquah traffic dilemma
Final camps ordered to leave as Jungle deadline comes Tuesday
520 Bridge deconstruction concerns environmentalists, residents

NW Public Radio  
Wealthy Southwest Washington Businessmen Top Donors In Republican Quest For House (Fitzgibbon)
Settlements Reached For Oso Landslide Victims

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Voter Guide: Sound Transit 3 — $54 Billion Expansion of Light Rail & Other Transit


To solve water pollution, Seattle turns to an old solution
The War on Bikes should be history

West Seattle Blog 
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