Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, November 15


Associated Press
Mayors of ‘sanctuary cities’ say they’ll fight Trump’s plans 
Senate panel takes comments on REAL ID 
Washington lawmakers remember Sen. Andy Hill 
Olympia voters reject income tax measure 
Washington state rejects carbon tax; backers undeterred
NTSB ruling expected today on cause of Ride the Ducks crash
Students across Seattle walk out of class to protest Trump 

Aberdeen Daily World 
Contanda port expansion and air quality: will it stink?

In Our View: Does He Mean What he Says? (Trump’s impact on Washington state)
Northwest officials discuss train transport

The Daily News  
Methanol opponents question project’s green image 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Dunshee concedes Snohomish County Council race to Low
Snohomish County budget spares cuts to safety programs
Facebook and Google take action against fake news sites
Whatcom County tops region for small dairy farms
Editorial: Seceding from union isn’t how we’ll succeed as a union

Kitsap Daily News 
Local health care providers disciplined by state

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
CK School District averts eminent domain for project
School district, trades group partner on apprenticeships

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Students protest Trump at Pierce County high schools 
Driscoll: A letter of thanks to King and Snohomish counties for ST3 
Pierce County Council considers sales tax increase to support mental health, chemical dependency 
PSE closing in on Tideflats LNG plant construction start 

Olympian (subscription required)   
Fracking discussion takes center stage during Port of Olympia commission meeting
Editorial: Reported death of ACA exchanges premature

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Trump’s anti-trade rhetoric worries Port of Seattle Commission President John Creighton

Redmond Reporter 
Redmond-area high schoolers walk out of class in protest of presidential election results

Renton Reporter 
County council unanmiously approves $11.4 billion budget
Valley Medical Center to combine all cancer services in one building

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
FYI Guy: King County homeownership at all time high — for residents 55 and older
Sen. Benton rebuked for remarks about undocumented immigrants getting driver’s licenses
UW Somali American student launches group to help would-be college students
NYC, Chicago mayors join Seattle’s Ed Murray in support of ‘sanctuary cities’ for immigrants
Seattle mayor, Councilmember Herbold clash on nearly $30M in bonds for housing and police cuts
State senators say their higher bar for raising taxes would be constitutional (Habib)
Opinion: Seattle should not be borrowing money to build more affordable housing
Editorial: President Obama should pardon Hillary Clinton to pre-empt Donald Trump’s threat
Editorial: Canada finally acts on raw sewage pumping into our waters

Seattle Weekly  
Olympia Protesters Block Fracking Train
Puget Playground: Navy Announces Explosives, Sonar Training in Salish Sea

Spokesman Review  
Big crowd turns out in Spokane to talk about Lower Snake River dams
Profs didn’t cancel classes to protest election, WSU says 
Crowd pushes Spokane City Council on sick-leave policy
Spokane nursing assistant, the victim of a brutal assault, now faces drug and exploitation charges

Tri-City Herald  
Supreme Court to hear Arlene’s Flowers case Tuesday 

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)  
Voter-mandated minimum wage won’t destroy state economy 

West Seattle Herald 
Sealth students stage walkout over election of Donald Trump

Yakima Herald Republic  
State plan for irrigation project in Horse Heaven Hills leaves wheat farmers frustrated 
Federal grant will provide housing vouchers for 10 homeless veterans 


Dino Rossi could replace Sen. Andy Hill
Washington Health Care Authority spends over $1 billion on drugs (Carlyle)
Microsoft donates $1.5 million to help dropouts go back to school
Students protest Trump in downtown Seattle

State Supreme Court to hear case of florist who refused to sell to gay couple

Thousands of local students walk out in protest of Trump’s election
The next stage: Will anti-Trump marches become a movement?
WWU students make emotional pleas for Bellingham to become sanctuary city
SoDo arena gets a new partner: Russell Wilson
New call for added oil train safety regulations 6 months after Mosier derailment

Andy Hill Remembered As Socially Liberal, Friend To Rural Washington   (Nelson)

Hate Crimes Rose In 2015, With Religious Bias A Growing Motivation, FBI Data Shows
Dark days ahead: American professors on Trump presidency
Tougher Times For Latino Students? History Says They’ve Never Had It Easy
Seattle students join nationwide school walkout to protest Trump presidency
Are ‘sanctuary cities’ like Seattle safe from Trump?

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
The program WSDOT hopes will speed up I-405
More children from Washington hospitalized with ‘polio-like’ illness

NW Public Radio  
Brewing Showdown Over Washington Driver Licensing Could Trip Up Airline Fliers
Washington State Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Related Case
Republican Senators Challenge Decision To Stop Calling Prison Inmates ‘Offenders’
Andy Hill Remembered As Socially Liberal, Friend To Rural Washington (Nelson)

Q13 TV (FOX)  
State supreme court hears case of florist who refused flowers for same-sex wedding
Students in Western Washington join in the national anti-Trump protests
No ‘REAL ID’, no flight for you? State Senate panel takes comments from airport officials, airlines


‘Purple’ Washington died in this election
Op-Ed: Pramila Jayapal is the anti-Trump (Jayapal)
Seattle’s tech boom is just getting started

Senate Republican Urges State Attorney General to “Take Action” Against Seattle on Rent Control