Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, October 13


Associated Press
Hospital industry says it, too, is slammed by drug costs
Rains, wind kick off stormy few days in the Northwest 
U.S. Carries Out Strikes Against Yemen’s Rebels 
Seattle backs UW’s new freight lab to tackle urban-delivery congestion

Aberdeen Daily World 
State Supreme Court to hear Port oil project permit case
$20 million grant to provide financing for rural, tribal improvements

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
Nooksack Indian Tribe creates Supreme Court, gets restraining order against appeals court 

The Daily News
Fish and Wildlife to downlist Columbian white-tailed deer 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Washington Post: National support for marijuana legalization hits new heights
Letter: Letter: Discrimination key part of gender pay gap

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Looming storms lead to high wind warning, canceled events 
Family tragedy behind Initiative 1491, to get guns from those deemed at extreme risk 
Matt Driscoll: For parents, finding hope in Trump vs. Clinton election isn’t easy 
Local Democrat may refuse to cast electoral vote for Clinton 

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Inside Washington state’s campaign to pass the nation’s first carbon tax

Redmond Reporter 
Seniors can apply for affordable rental apartments in Redmond
State candidates tackle aging issues during forum

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
DEA backs down on plan to ban kratom
Stormy forecast: Thursday could be bad, but Saturday could be worse
Bertha restarts ahead of schedule after 6-day break
King County voters to decide on turning prosecutor into a nonpartisan job
Petition, emails, calls flood in over Seattle City Council’s homeless-rights plan
Opinion: Do more to take guns out of the hands of domestic abusers

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
City wisely revisits inmate housing plan 
Camp ‘unmanageable,’ homeless advocate Dan Clark says 
Eastern Washington a political fault line 

Wenatchee World (subscription required)  
Facility committee recommends remodel and mild expansion of Wenatchee High

Yakima Herald Republic  
Should minimum wage earners get a raise? How will you vote and why?
Educational opportunity gap talk at Heritage Saturday   (Santos, Ortiz-Self, McCoy)


Safety improvements for Hanford workers now in hands of federal judge
Amendment defines city parks, sidewalks as ‘unsuitable’ for encampments
Urban farming course helps refugees in Washington

10 people arrested after protesters pepper sprayed by police, forced out of city hall

2 Big Storms Coming To Western Wash.; Conflicting Models On Whether Saturday’s Will Be Historic

We Pay Billions For Greener Farms, So What Does That Buy Us?
Donald Trump Faces Accusations Of Inappropriately Touching Women
Protests Disrupt Pipelines Across The Northern U.S.
SPD denies it used social media surveillance to target activists
How The ‘Cannabis Catch-22’ Keeps Marijuana Classified As A Harmful Drug
What’s In The Latest WikiLeaks Dump of Clinton Campaign Emails
NW Public Radio  
Political Tornado Swirls In District That Could Determine Control Of Washington House

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Up to 1,000 Seattle teachers to wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-shirts next week


Council considers unilateral action to diversify police force
Op-Ed: Washington’s low minimum wage is bad for business
A big bet on oil train safety in Vancouver

Capitol Hill Housing Project Stands Up to African American Displacement in Central District
The Trump Effect

Seattle P.I.  
Those sex assaults Trump bragged about? Not a felony here
Election: Former Miss Washington among Trump’s accusers