Washington State House Democrats


Monday, November 14


Associated Press
Spokane homeless shelter sickened by norovirus
Proposed Bellevue homeless shelter draws opposition
Anti-Trump protests continue in New York, LA, Philadelphia
Navy to expand sonar, other training off Northwest coast
Crowded jail leads to expanded booking restrictions
Trump’s path to boosting infrastructure is full of potholes
Trump eyes oil billionaire, lawmaker for energy secretary 

Aberdeen Daily World
L&I hits Dollar Tree Inc. with $145,200 fine for safety violations at Aberdeen store
Enchanted Valley Chalet comments range from ‘save it’ to ‘burn it down’
Oped: Quinault Indian Nation hopes Trump is true to his word

Bainbridge Island Review
Ferry proposal passing, veteran lawmakers returned to office

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
New facility to help teens with mental health problems

Central Kitsap Reporter
Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve update

In Our View: Foundation for Housing
5 takeaways after Tuesday’s election (Cleveland, Wylie)

The Daily News
Group for peace gathers at Civic Circle

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Democrats sweep south Snohomish County legislative races (Moscoso, Stanford, Kagi, Ryu, Ortiz-Self, Peterson, Liias)
Election brings a bigger tax bite to south county
Trump voters elated but most of Snohomish County followed state
Veterans continue to get jobs in the federal government
Boeing’s most experienced workers are packing up their tools
What’s the real price of chicken? Government no longer sure
Commentary: For many, gun ownership comes down to a duty to protect
Editorial: Big Tobacco wins big with vaping

Federal Way Mirror
Community, school district talk race, student safety at board meeting
Federal Way students honor veterans at Decatur High School

Kirkland Reporter
Hundreds gather for Hill memorial in Redmond
WSDOT moves forward with fast-tracked improvements to north end of I-405

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Fast ferries moving from talk to action
Employers brace for minimum wage increase
Social service providers question Poulsbo’s new ordinance

News Tribune (subscription required)
Downtown protest decries Standing Rock pipeline, Tideflats LNG
Is Pierce County becoming Republican territory? Election results show area not as liberal as it once was
Stand With Standing Rock – a march in Tacoma
Competing mental health hospital proposals roll on in Thurston County
Peterson: How did we not see that coming?
Editorial: Our state shows why Trump should spare Obamacare
Editorial: The five spot: 5 reasons not to flee to the Great White North

Puget Sound Business Journal
Trump’s winning formula in the states? It boils down to education and population density
PSBJ Interview: Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Comcast, patent trolls and assault weapons
Affordable code schools would help vets fill in-demand tech jobs
Editor’s Notebook: The election may be over, but the work is just beginning for Washington
Opinion: Seattle Colleges seeks businesses’ help
Commentary: What Trump needs to do on immigration, healthcare and jobs

Redmond Reporter
Having their say: Young MAPS members vote for the first time

Renton Reporter
Veteran couple transforming horse farm into therapy for fellow vets with PTSD

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Special-ed student confined 617 times in 6 months despite state laws (Pollet)
Washington state alliance to push a reworked carbon-tax proposal
King County restaurants to post signs showing health-inspection grade
Peaceful anti-Trump marchers in Seattle say activism is just beginning
Battle brews in Bellevue over sheltering the homeless
Editorial: What the governor should do ASAP about education reform
Opinion: Invest in great teaching for all students — it can mean better lifetime earnings
Opinion: It’s mourning in America

Seattle Weekly
Trump Likely to Cut Seattle Budget By Tens of Millions of Dollars
Seattle Felt Very Far Away From the United States Last Night

Spokesman Review
Donald Trump’s promises trigger fears of a trade war that would damage Washington’s economy
Small group protests Donald Trump in downtown Spokane
Gonzaga students use chalk to spread message of love and support
Sen. Michael Baumgartner says some WSU professors canceled classes to protest Trump win
Amid anguish and pride, Gold Star Families and veterans gather to honor veterans and fallen heroes
Spokane health officials say risk of norovirus spreading widely is ‘extremely low’
Spokane marijuana industry more concerned about local policies than what Trump might do
Eagle Peak alternative school launched cross-country team to give kids emotional outlet and activity
Doug Clark: Cheney High relents on student’s yearbook photo that says ‘They Can’t Deport Us All’
Spin Control: Take my advice – or Tom Foley’s, or Warren Magnuson’s
Editorial: Pretrial tool a key to reform
Editorial: Divided nation awaits leadership

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Ferry system releases comments from triangle route meetings

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Gleaning program Building community, feeding the hungry
Old school farming with respect for the soil

West Seattle Herald
With contract negotiations stalled, Seattle Colleges faculty will stage a walkout Nov. 17

Yakima Herald Republic
Latinos in Yakima concerned about Trump’s words, but say they remain hopeful 
Trump’s potential impact on Washington’s ag industry ‘a big unknown’ 


Kent church preaches unity, empathy after divisive election
Forest Service hiring for 1,000 jobs in Pacific Northwest

Port of Seattle considers building a solar farm

Hundreds of local students plan class walk out in protest of Trump’s election

Pot Legalized In 4 More States; What Advice Can Washington State Offer?
Local Leaders Touring Site Of Mosier Oil Train Crash To Assess Impacts And Risks
UW Study: Phone-Based Alcohol Abuse Intervention For Soldiers Shows Promising Results
‘After School Satan’ Club Coming To Tacoma Elementary School

Seattle will work with Trump, but refuses to give up on empathy
Dark days ahead: American professors on Trump presidency
Who Benefits From Donald Trump’s Tax Plan?

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Port of Seattle considers building a solar farm
Belltown, Lake City proposed for ‘safe injection site’ locations

NW Public Radio  
Washington State Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Related Case
Proposed Logging Rule Change Aims To Protect Cold Water For Fish
Should Oregon Secede? Initiative Seeks To Ask Oregon Voters That Question
Oregon Voter Turnout: Record High Numbers, But Not Record High Percentage 


Just how secure is Seattle’s economy?
Data sharing between Seattle police and feds receives new scrutiny
Seven true-blue ways to survive Trump
Why so many female veterans are homeless
Stores can’t use religion to discriminate

It’s Pretty Rich to be Accused of Living in a Bubble by Voters Who Just Endorsed Building a Wall
An Apology to Hillary Clinton

Seattle P.I.  
‘Love over hate’ event in Capitol Hill calls for tolerance