Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, November 23


Associated Press
Washington state youth sue government over climate change 
Nooksack Tribe says it’s booted 289 people off rolls
Officials condemn vandalism of Redmond mosque
U.S. OKs Airbus sale of over 100 planes to Iran
Asia laments Trump rejection of Pacific trade pact
Trump Justice Dept. could shift drug prosecution policies
US applications for unemployment aid rose last week 

Aberdeen Daily World 
Hospital workers bring their case to the board
Commercial crab fishery delayed on Washington’s south coast
Washington tribes urge that Obama stop, reroute Dakota Access Pipeline
Congressman joins Coastal Harvest volunteers

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Planned legislation would unseat Sound Transit directors
This election gave so many a darn good reason to be thankful
Milbank: First president has advice for Trump on bigotry
Editorial: Congress shouldn’t kill Boeing’s sale to Iran Air

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Freighthouse Square owner wants Sounder riders out 
‘We need a new president,’ say TCC faculty in stinging letter to board 
Final tally: Legislature to remain split with Democrats controlling House, Republicans leading Senate  (Fitzgibbon, Mullet)
Editorial: Small cities reconsider the need for weed 

Olympian (subscription required)   
Police chief blasts Port of Olympia for allowing fracking-related shipments 
Editorial: Protest is a right with a price 

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Could Bill Gates sway Trump on issues such as immigration and clean energy?
Judge blocks Obama-backed rule extending overtime pay
With thousands of jobs coming, Bellevue homebuilders spring into action

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
GOP-Democratic split in state Legislature stays almost the same (Mullet, Hurst)
Its sign smashed, Redmond mosque to hire armed guards
Seattle City Council advances a cap on renters’ move-in fees
Thanksgiving, Apple Cup travel alert: ‘Parade of storms’ to bring rain, wind, mountain snow
Editorial: Another ray of sunshine though the legal cloud over charter schools
Opinion: How to start expanding dental care for all


Millions spent as state workers parked in make-work jobs
Bill and Melinda Gates receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Washington lawmaker wants seat belts in school buses 
Kids ask judge to hold Dept. of Ecology in contempt

State looking into possible link between dirty drugs, patient death at UW Medical Center
Affordable housing and homeless top priorities of Seattle’s new 2-year budget

Landlords Rally Against Seattle’s Proposed Cap On Move-In Costs
Hillary Clinton’s Popular Vote Lead Is 1.7 Million And Growing. Here’s Why

In purple Pierce County, Trump voters and a very different kind of Democrat  (Kirby)
Jail Conditions And Who’s Locked Up Have Some Washington Lawmakers Concerned  (Goodman)
Kids’ letters to Trump: ‘Children like me are watching you’

NW Public Radio  
What Does A Trump Administration Mean For Legal Cannabis?
Jail Conditions And Who’s Locked Up Have Some Washington Lawmakers Concerned (Goodman)

Q13 TV (FOX)  
8 Seattle youths sue state government over climate change


To keep military jobs in region, support a quality K-12 system
UW, family rewriting neuromuscular research