Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, October 18


Associated Press
U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear death penalty appeal in Whatcom County case
Wyman dismisses Trump’s claim of rigged election 
Attorney General says judicial candidate broke campaign laws 
A few competitive races could change control of Legislature (Mullet)
14 arrested in Washington state prostitution sting

Aberdeen Daily World 
Commissioners balk at Gateway Project funding

State schools chief candidates eye McCleary
Health plan exchange opens enrollment centers

The Daily News  
Why was Saturday’s storm prediction so off? 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Schools spend time on financial literacy under new standards

Federal Way Mirror 
Redondo Boardwalk open again after 2-year closure

Highline Times 
Burien sets legislative agenda that includes airport noise mitigation

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
Premera Blue Cross to cut individual health plans in the state exchange to San Juan County residents in 2017  

Kirkland Reporter 
City of Kirkland open house on new stormwater regulations, zoning code revisions

News Tribune (subscription required)
Mugshots for all? Half of U.S. adults in police face-recognition systems, study finds 
Indian tribes may be sovereign, but their casinos remain subject to federal scrutiny
Americans work more hours than Europeans: This may be why

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Washington state minimum wage hike backers are outraising opponents almost sixtyfold

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
State pouring billions into schools, but are they ‘fully funded’? Districts say no (Rolfes)
Minimally invasive surgery a safe option for major liver cases, UW study finds
United in fossil-fuel fight, NW tribes inspire N.D. pipeline foes
GOP’s Secretary of State Kim Wyman calls Trump rigged-election claim ‘irresponsible’
King County tries counseling, self-reflection instead of jail for teens
Opinion: Women, like me, are suffering in silence amid sexual harassment

Seattle Weekly  
As Politicians Make Homelessness a Focus, Will the Homeless Get Out and Vote?
The Scary Clown Fad Is Killing Fundraising Efforts For Seattle Group That Uses Clowns as Force of Good

Spokesman Review  
Sex trafficking investigation nets 14 arrests and pulls 72 people out of prostitution across Washington state
Spokane-based Etailz acquired for $75 million
Feds accepting comments on proposal to protect wolverines
WSU student critically injured in fall from balcony

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
PUD says it is safe from Alcoa corporate split
Health-care improvement group sets four priorities

Yakima Herald Republic  
State pouring billions into schools, but are they ‘fully funded’? Districts say no (Rolfes)
Editorial: CWU-Horizon partnership helps address critical need 


First criminal case filed two years after gun background check initiative became law
‘I refuse to be victimized anymore’: Former WA first lady on sexual harassment
Park n’ Ride users could be charged a fee

$74 million later, Mercer Mess is 2 seconds faster

Washington Murder Case Results In Gun Charge Under 2014 Background Check Law

4 officers, 1 social worker, 9K calls: Can a new app help with Seattle’s crisis intervention? 
5 Reasons (And Then Some) Not To Worry About A ‘Rigged’ Election
Vice President Biden: ‘Trump Is Out There Doing Something Very Dangerous’ 
How Gaps In Mental Health Care Play Out In Emergency Rooms

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Department of Justice clarifies it won’t endorse the Seattle homeless bill
Even Kitsap County isn’t free of transit-related tax proposals
Rifle ban will never happen, senatorial candidate says (Frockt, Ranker)

NW Public Radio  
Washington Murder Case Results In Gun Charge Under 2014 Background Check Law
Breweries Thirsty For Fresh Central Washington Craft Beer Grads

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Mudslide knocks down power lines, blocks West Valley Highway in Pacific
Mayor calls meeting with Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin on police ‘very constructive’


Tensions run high in City Council over new tenant protections