Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, November 22


Associated Press
Young activists seek tougher action on climate change
Seahawks wide receiver urges change in deadly force law
GMO labeling supporters fined $320K over campaign disclosure
Emeritus Corp. paying $979,000 to settle overbilling claims
For Trump and GOP, ‘Obamacare’ repeal is complex and risky
Zika birth defect may only become clear months after birth

Aberdeen Daily World 
Come as you are — Erik Larson’s Aberdeen

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
U.S. BP president raises concern about Cherry Point

Central Kitsap Reporter 
Police are ‘last resort’ for mental health issues; helping people in crisis can be a challenge
Opinion: Evenly divided Legislature inspires hope for moderates (Hobbs, Palumbo)

In Our View: Dissent Is U.S. Tradition (Jinkins)

The Daily News  
A juvenile offender becomes a social worker 
New lands commissioner could pose challenge for Longview coal project (Blake)

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Editorial: State needs alternative to Real ID driver’s licenses

News Tribune (subscription required)
Task force advice: Change police use of force law
Puyallup council calls emergency meeting to consider mental health tax
LNG open house meets with protest from activists
Editorial: City Council goes “all-in” with other people’s money

Olympian (subscription required)   
Editorial: Trump and Twitter: A latter-day ‘fireside chat’

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Where’s Bertha? Seattle tunnel-boring machine nears its deepest point
Health care partnerships are on the rise
As tech industry grapples with diversity questions, Microsoft targets executives’ pay
U.S. job growth strongest in Washington state, faltering in energy states

Redmond Reporter 
Sound Transit holds open house for public input on East Link

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Task force recommends changing state law on police use of deadly force (Frockt)
Cops, homelessness and goodbye to Pronto: Seattle’s new budget
Northwest towns expect new timber jobs under Trump: How that might happen
Quarter-mile walk from light rail to Sea-Tac could get a little cozier
Washington tribes urge that Obama stop, reroute Dakota Access Pipeline
Editorial: ‘Criminalizing’ protests could do more harm than good (Nelson)

Spokesman Review  
Interest spikes in long-acting birth control following presidential election, threat to Obamacare
Group questions Spokane Public Schools’ use-of-force policy
Interview: How will President Donald Trump impact the outdoors?

Tri-City Herald  
Seahawks wide receiver urges change in deadly force law 

West Seattle Herald 
Faculty demonstration at South Seattle College shows hard differences over teacher pay

Yakima Herald Republic  
Washington state tribes tell Obama: Reroute oil pipeline 
Pasco council refuses to consider religious freedom resolution 


Doug Baldwin urges change in WA deadly force law
Whopping pay raises on deck for some ferry workers
Tacoma natural gas plant met with protests

Puyallup considering tax to fund mental health services
Seahawks Doug Baldwin asks police use of force committee to remove ‘with malice’ from law
Homelessness up by 7 percent in Washington despite it’s down nationwide
Easier standards recommended for prosecuting officers who improperly use deadly force
Seattle council approves $29 million bond for affordable housing

Seahawks’ Baldwin speaks to legislative panel on police deadly force, urges changes

Seahawk Doug Baldwin Backs Change To Washington’s Deadly Force Statute

Why we’re saying ‘white nationalism’ instead of ‘alt-right’
Boeing picks outsider to lead commercial airplanes unit
Congresswoman DelBene pushes back against possible Muslim registry
‘Baggage of the alternative right’ in the White House

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Task force favors change in law that ‘safeguards’ police
Upthegrove proposes private prisons ordinance for King County
I-405 toll lanes not hitting benchmark speeds often enough

NW Public Radio  
Killing Wolves Who Prey On Livestock Could Become More Common In Washington State
GMO Activists Hit With $300k Fine for Hiding Campaign Donors

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Doug Baldwin urges change in deadly force law


Vance: Trumpism could leave moderate Republicans ‘politically homeless’
Trump-style tactics fall flat in Eastern Washington race

City Waterfront Plan Criticized for Unfriendly Pedestrian Design