Washington State House Democrats


Monday, October 31


Associated Press
Federal Panel Calls For Stricter Enforcement Of Mental Health Care Parity Law
Report: 450,000 residents impacted by data breaches
Olympia voters to weigh in on income tax for high earners
State senator’s tort claim against Clark County seeks $2M

Aberdeen Daily World 
Washington state seeing heavy voter turnout in first week
Washington state exchange hopes rate hikes won’t decrease enrollment

Bainbridge Island Review 
Opinion: Money flows to help Washington Democrats | THE PETRI DISH

Central Kitsap Reporter 
More support for the passenger only fast ferry proposal

In Our View: Cashing in on Advancement

The Daily News  
Inslee says he will follow process on Millennium 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Ballot counting: Lots of security, many eyes and no internet
Everett’s 2017 budget continues this year’s programs
U.S. economy surges to strongest growth in two years
Commentary: Much effort goes into security of your ballot

News Tribune (subscription required)
New facility designed to help teens with mental health problems
Op-ed: Don’t be fooled by our rare mild wildfire season
Bill Virgin: Seattle arena and TV streaming both have local ripple effect on businesses
Editorial: Lessons from the shameful takeback of soldier bonuses

Puget Sound Business Journal 
RANKED: Seattle and 49 other cities raking in the green from pot sales
Soda taxes bring sweet health rewards — Harvard study

Redmond Reporter 
DelBene forms advisory board to help improve veterans’ quality of life
Candidates are focused on transportation, education funding and more
Redmond officials discuss the pros and cons of Sound Transit 3

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Planning to vote? Today is the last day to register
FYI Guy: Bellevue now Washington’s biggest majority-minority city
Two former U.S. attorneys in Western Wash. join criticism of FBI director over Clinton email probe
FYI Guy: Will your rent go up if voters OK Sound Transit 3?
Editorial: A game-changer for reviving Seattle Sonics — now bring on the competition
Opinion: Killing wolves is tragic, but their return has been a success

Spokesman Review  
October wettest month on record in Spokane
Spokane City Council to consider tougher enforcement of parking meter time limits
Going on fish and wildlife patrol
Field Reports: Colville National Forest looking to fill 50 seasonal jobs
Out & About: Colfax-Pullman railway trail potential explored
Editorial: Election fraud rare; ask observers

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
General fund expenditures per full time equivalent (FTE) pupil at public K-12 schools
Candidates forum offers few fireworks
Homeless in Wenatchee
Parents want early screening for reading disability in schools

Yakima Herald Republic  
Seattle principal apologizes for blacks-only senior pledge 


Eastside shelter proposal attracts neighborhood concern

Researchers working on solution to toxic runoff 

Federal Panel Calls For Stricter Enforcement Of Mental Health Care Parity Law

Poison Center Warns Parents To Check For Marijuana Edibles This Halloween
Starving orca whales dying in Puget Sound
Wet and cold La Niña winter predicted for Northwest
FBI Obtains Warrant To Search Emails That Renewed Look Into Clinton Server
Supreme Court Will Hear Case On Bathroom Rules For Transgender Students
Tensions Escalate As Police Clear Protesters Near Dakota Access Pipeline

Will Seattle cannabis tourism take a hit if other states legalize weed?
City across Puget Sound taking different approach to homeless issue

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Restricting rights or necessary step for public safety? Debate on I-1491


Tiny-house villages could shelter city’s homeless
Taking down the Snake River dams: It’s back on the table
Free annual health clinic at KeyArena offers marathon of medicine

With Trump Comparison, Jayapal Ad has Turned My Face into a Weapon Against My Own Family
Two Controversial Council Votes Return: The SoDo Stadium and Bike Sharing

Investments in Food Assistance Improve Child Well-Being