Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, November 2


Associated Press
Washington Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer at age 54
Report: Washington’s gun background check system needs fix
Demolition begins on Hanford plutonium plant
Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route
Money for Indian land buys will come up short

Aberdeen Daily World
A river divides public opinion: proposed dam has critics and fans

Bainbridge Island Review
As of Oct. 31, 27.62 percent of ballots turned in | 2016 Election

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Snohomish Co. child among 9 in state hit by mystery illness
PUD invests $11.2 million in energy-storing units
Muhlstein: Asian/Pacific Islander coalition helps immigrant voters
Burbank: You have meaningful decisions to make on your ballot

Kirkland Reporter
45th District State Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer

News Tribune (subscription required)
Will this be the election that finally kills off the Democratic and Republican parties?
Editorial: A lifeline for kids with mental illness

Olympian (subscription required)
Olympia ranks among most LGBT-friendly cities for third straight year
They’re immigrants, citizens and voters — and they’re not thrilled with their choices for president

Peninsula Daily News
Crack found in Elwha River bridge pier; span remains open while crews monitor

Puget Sound Business Journal
EXCLUSIVE: Sea-Tac Airport mulls construction of big, new air cargo facility
State Sen. Andy Hill dies at 54

Redmond Reporter
Candidates vying for seats in 45th and 48th districts are focused on transportation, education funding, affordable housing and more
Lake Washington School District jumps from sixth to third largest district in state in two years

Seattle Times (subscription required)
State Sen. Andy Hill dies of lung cancer
Demolition begins of Hanford’s ‘most hazardous’ plutonium plant
Once again, Issaquah schools consider later start times
Gun-buyer background checks ‘fragmented,’ says state AG’s report
Editorial: Thank you, Bellevue, for stepping up for homeless

Seattle Weekly
Parents Protest Suspension of South Seattle Principal, Considered an Advocate of Racial Equity
Once a Liberal Darling, Bev Harris Still Thinks the Elections Are Rigged
Flunking Out of Metro Driver Training

Spokesman Review
City of Spokane expands operation of warming shelters, eyes more assistance for homeless care
New health insurance enrollment center helps Spokane residents select plans
Spokane County adopts ‘interim emergency ordinance’ in response to controversial water-rights decision
Editorial: Acquittals don’t justify takeover of Oregon wildlife refuge

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Proposed logging project creates concern
Weekend hunger forum aims for new solutions

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Watershed protection is a top priority

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Farm to School
Cantwell gets an earful on wildfire issues

West Seattle Herald
U.S. Senator Patty Murray visits Sealth to get an eyeful of Software Engineering
Transit ST3 goes up for a vote
Food Lifeline shows its capability at an open house for West Seattle Chamber

Yakima Herald Republic
After 20 years, Hanford plutonium plant starts to fall
Editorial: Take a safety step for home and for greater good


Voters to decide on state minimum wage hike
Putin wants Microsoft products out of Russian offices
Years late and millions over budget, state computer system called a ‘failure’
‘Gaps’ in Washington gun laws, report says
King County election officials confident voting is secure
State Senator Hill dies after battle with cancer

Demolition begins on Hanford’s hazardous plutonium plant
Wet October adds to region’s landslide risks

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
Washington state Senator Andy Hill has died
Former WSDOT secretary says transit plans are ignoring I-5

NW Public Radio
Washington’s Republican Budget Writer Andy Hill Dies Of Lung Cancer
Attorney General Office Gives Advice After Releasing Data Breach Report
Unraveling Who’s Behind Those Negative Ads On TV In Washington

Q13 TV (FOX)
State Sen. Andy Hill, R-Redmond, chief Senate budget writer, dies of lung cancer at 54


Even in a crisis, new homeless strategy raises fears

Early Ballot Returns Give Democrats Big Lead in Key State Senate Battles

Seattle P.I.
Popular state Sen. Andy Hill dies of the lung cancer he once defeated (Carlyle, Jayapal)

Washington State Republican Budget Writer Andy Hill Has Died 

West Seattle Blog
Chief Sealth International High School computer-science students meet U.S. Senator Patty Murray