Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, November 1


Associated Press
Democrats threaten to sue Washington secretary of state
Political groups fight for control of state supreme courts
Bellevue now Washington’s biggest majority-minority city
Financial deal approved for Tacoma natural gas plant
Money for Indian land buys will come up short
Study blames low 2015 Western snowpack on high temperatures
More letters being sent about voter pamphlet translation
New WSU medical school accepting applicants for 1st class

Aberdeen Daily World 
Port terminal company changes name, not plans for oil facility
Control of Washington Legislature could be influenced with ‘independent’ cash
Gateway Center public design meeting on Thursday
County budget sees slight increase; ORVs are talking point

WSDOT maintenance is backed up

The Daily News  
Casino opponents appealing case to Supreme Court  

Highline Times 
Transit ST3 goes up for a vote

Olympian (subscription required)   
‘I voted’ sticker or selfie? Here’s how you can show voter pride

Puget Sound Business Journal 
RANKED: Highest-paid lobbying firms in Washington state — and who’s paying them
RANKED: Top Puget Sound-area elementary schools for student-teacher ratios
Why fast food chains have raised pay even before minimum wage votes

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Desperation and death after Seattle Pain Centers close: ‘The whitecoats don’t care’
38 primates dead; Everett lab accused of breaking law
Bezos family lends name to new Fred Hutch immunotherapy clinic
Kirkland tech institute lets students decide what math and English classes to take
Proposed light-rail expansion includes 8,560 park-and-ride stalls — but is it enough?
‘I never thought I’d see it’: voters in their 90s on seeing a female presidential nominee
Wyman to clarify info in Spanish voter pamphlet after Dems threaten suit
Editorial: Kids don’t learn when they’re not showing up to school
Opinion: Seattle should use $160 million on affordable housing, not fancy police station

Seattle Weekly  
We’ve Just Declared ‘Open Season’ On Public Lands
The Four Day Fix to King County’s Public Health Woes

Spokesman Review  
Attorney files lawsuit against Spokane County Public Defender’s Office, alleges sexism
Michael Baumgartner, Jack Thompson call on WSU officials to reinstate player Robert Barber and review student-conduct process
Shawn Vestal: Be a hero, make sure your smoke detectors work

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)  
Look to Washington state in fixing Obamacare 
Push for international students as CBC has merit 

Yakima Herald Republic  
The price of conservation: Group looks at federal program’s efficiency 


What’s in Sound Transit’s $54B ask?
DOC officers make door-to-door sex offender compliance checks on Halloween

Election 2016 shattering registration, voter turnout records in Wash. State
Fast ferry on ballot for Kitsap County voters

2 UW Studies Show How Ride-App Drivers In Seattle Do And Don’t Discriminate
Plans To Watch Polls For Fraud Raise Fears Of Intimidation

The first time a man hurt me, I was 8. My story isn’t unusual
PSE joins big-money fight over nation’s first carbon tax
Several States, Some Employers Help Workers Make Time To Vote
Did FBI Director James Comey’s Email Announcement Break The Law?
More Children Are Being Poisoned By Prescription Opioids

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Bothell is asking for biggest tax levy outside of ST3

NW Public Radio  
Lawyer In Same-Sex Wedding Flowers Case Seeks To Unseat Judge Who Ruled Against Her


Can job training get homeless youth back on track?
How native kids see science differently

GOP Interests Outspending Democrats in Key Suburban Seattle State Senate Race

Seattle P.I.  
Secretary of State will send 136,000 letters to fix error in Spanish translation