Washington State House Democrats


Friday, November 18


Associated Press
GOP House votes to prohibit sale of Boeing aircraft to Iran
7.3 percent more homeless people found in Washington in 2016 
State court of appeals rules against proposed geoduck farm 
Survey: Most Hanford workers OK with protection efforts 
Shell faces $133,000 penalty for 2015 chemical release 
Kittitas County officials approve solar farm project 

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
Op-ed:  My family was interned at a camp. Don’t let it happen to Muslims. 

The Daily News  
Purcell concedes in tight House race

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
China can hit back quickly on trade; Boeing sales at risk
Editorial: Labeling protests as ‘terrorism’ bill threatens to chill free speech
Letter: KKK’s presidential election joy is more than troubling

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
Franciscan agrees to $1.1M in ‘consumer relief’
Court rules against geoduck farm

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Move over, booze: 2016 is a milestone year for sales of pot in state
The Nose: Rep. Ericksen’s ‘hero bill’ – zero traction, but lots of sweet face time!

Puget Sound Business Journal 
5 things to know about Seattle’s role in the rise of the Trump family
Boeing 737 order deferrals raise red flags about global downturn
What President Donald Trump means for trade, tech, Amazon and Microsoft

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
State senator calls for direct elections of Sound Transit board member
Polio-like illness not to blame for one child’s hospitalization in King County
Homelessness in Washington state up 7.3 percent this year    
Richard Sherman on Donald Trump: He is ‘the opposite of an example for our children’
A plan to fix Seattle student achievement gaps: teacher diversity, international schools
Latest plan for Seattle’s empty block is a better deal, says mayor’s office
FBI closes civil-rights probe of Seattle police arrest that injured UW student
‘Don’t send them to the wall’: Kids write letters to Trump on Seattle mom’s Facebook page
New York Times: Trump backers’ talk of registry, WWII internment camps angers Muslims
Nelson: Proposed bill attacks First Amendment rights to protest
Editorial: Legislature should pay for water testing at every public school

Yakima Herald Republic  
Yakima City Council adds homelessness to state legislative priorities 
Editorial: The right way to limit impact of wildfires and floods 


Millions of Americans find drug savings in Canada
Anti-fracking protesters removed from tracks after a week of protests
Forum on hate speech vs. free speech at UW Bothell
Russell Wilson on SODO arena: ‘The time is now’

Several arrests as anti-fracking protest camps demolished in Olympia
GOP state senator defends proposed bill that would criminalize illegal protests
Some UW international students worry about future status under Trump administration

Will Legal Marijuana Lead To More People Smoking Tobacco?
On The Electoral College: Why, How, And What A Revolt Would Mean
Seattle Schools Plan For Achievement Gap
State Considering Expansion Of Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve 
Oregon Revenue Outlook Sets Up Challenging Budget Cycle

Washington’s fishing fleet due for a big makeover
Renewed Support For Muslim Registry Called ‘Abhorrent’
Homelessness down nationwide, but still up in King County
Local abortion fund gets boost from post-election donations

NW Public Radio  
Solitary Confinement Widely Used In Washington Jails Says Report
Trump Election Prompts Donations To Local Abortion Fund

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Protesters removed from Olympia train tracks; nearly a dozen arrested
I-405 tolls generate millions more than expected; WSDOT promises congestion relief


‘They voted to ruin people’s lives’ — students on Trump’s win