Washington State House Democrats


Friday, October 14


Associated Press
Medicare unveils far-reaching overhaul of doctors’ pay
Federal government raises pressure on Oregon over IDs 
GOP candidate for public lands chief rescinds Trump support 
European Union to challenge trade ruling against Airbus
U.S. coal bypasses state ports, exports through Canada

Aberdeen Daily World
Owner of the D&R Theatre re-evaluating how to move forward

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
Threat of historic storm spurs city preparation 

Central Kitsap Reporter 
First responders face dangerous challenges when faced with opioid addicts

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Commission celebrates 30 years of commitment to kids
Initiative 732 shows just how taxing the ballot can be
Jobless claims at 42-year low as U.S. employers shun firings

Kent Reporter 
Redondo Boardwalk reopens in Des Moines (Orwall, Gregerson, Keiser)

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Puyallup lawmaker faces 44 alleged ethics violations for using state videos, photos in campaign 
Layoffs coming at St. Joe’s; some doctors worry about outcome 

Peninsula Daily News  
Department of Natural Resources reschedules public meeting to Tuesday on expansions of two conservation areas

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Opinion: Transit ‘moonshot’ funds should be spent on education
Opinion: Transit package is about voting for Seattle’s future vitality
Editor’s notebook: A bus commuter’s take on the Bus Rapid Transit option

Renton Reporter 
School board appoints Damien Pattenaude as next superintendent 
Metro warns storms may interrupt transit schedules

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
One of Washington’s reddest counties struggles with Trump — but he’ll win there anyway
High winds expected to pick up throughout Friday
How a super typhoon got sucked into a jet stream and spawned the storm that’s barreling right for us
Lands-commissioner candidate Steve McLaughlin changes mind, pulls support for Trump
King County voters to decide on turning prosecutor into a nonpartisan job
State overestimated impact a carbon tax would have on electricity prices

Seattle Weekly  
Has the State GOP Given Up On Bill Bryant?
Murray: No More Sweeps At Homeless Camps That Don’t Cause Problems
Reverse Course! DEA Holds Off On Banning Kratom


Supreme Court hears case against ‘environmentally risky’ oil terminals
How to build a 72-hour emergency disaster kit
Richard Sherman: Trump ‘locker room talk’ defense a ‘cop out’

Historic Saturday wind storm could bring gusts of 60-70 mph in Puget Sound region
Satanic temple wants program in Tacoma elementary school

Seattle Lawmakers To Revise Homeless Encampment Rules Amid Backlash
Exploding E-Cigarettes Spur Lawsuits In Washington State
The Video Defense About Her Emails Hillary Clinton Never Gave
Obama Eases Special Limits On Cuban Products, From Drugs To Rum And Cigars
DeVry University Agrees To Stop Ads Touting Grads’ Job Success Without Proof

A minimum wage fight outside Seattle could shape state Legislature
For Some Sexual Assault Activists, Trump Tape Is A Teachable Moment
Incoming windstorm could make Seattle’s worst storms list
Justice Department Will Track Police Killings And Use Of Force
A List Of The Accusations About Trump’s Alleged Inappropriate Sexual Conduct

Washington voter registration hits a four-decade high

NW Public Radio
Here’s What You Need To Know For Saturday Night’s Big Storm
Big Storm Could Mean Big Puget Sound Pollution
Officer Bitten In Genitals By Police Dog Loses Bid For Damages

Q13 TV (FOX)
Strong winds, rain pound Western Washington; strongest storm still to come
NWS leaning toward ‘worst case scenario’ for Saturday
Police confirm suspect unsuccessfully tried to buy a gun before Cascade Mall Shooting


How Seattle blew its chance at a subway system