Washington State House Democrats


Monday, November 28, 2016


For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase
New state college savings program not ready until next year
State settles case over Medicaid coverage of hepatitis drugs
Trade body: Wash. state gave billions in illegal tax breaks to Boeing

Aberdeen Daily World 
Aberdeen levee, Wynoochee River included in latest Flood Authority plans
Washington Democrats ponder path forward after disappointing election
Ecology: Mitigation measures would lessen Port oil project’s effects on animals
Parents can leave tuition money in GET for now; new 529 college savings plan delayed

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
School to collect half of $3M levy after clerical error
New state college savings program not ready until next year
After a divisive election, more than 1,000 join hands for peace in Olympia
Op-ed: They said despicable things about the Obamas but say they’re not racists. Yes, they are

Centralia Chronicle 
Packwood Resident Debbie Reisert to Be Honored for Efforts Fighting Suicide in East Lewis County (Orwall, Chopp)

The Daily News  
New mapping shows history of Columbia River Gorge landslides
Jobless rate remains relatively stable up at 7.2 percent 

Everett Herald (subscription required)
State panel wants law changed on police use of deadly force (Goodman, Frockt)

Marysville Globe 
Marysville trying to reduce chronic absenteeism (Sells)

News Tribune (subscription required)
Obesity rates fall for kids from low-income Washington families
Matt Driscoll: After election, UPS is asked to shield immigrant students
Karen Peterson: Real journalism requires time and truth
Leonard Pitts Jr: The good news on fake news
Op-ed: Welcoming city requires simple commitment
Op-ed: Standing up means never having to say sorry

Olympian (subscription required)
Op-ed: War over charter schools should end in Washington
Kathleen Parker: Trump’s lovely lies

Puget Sound Business Journal 
WTO slated to hit Boeing with sanctions over billions in Washington state subsidies
America’s richest colleges and universities brace for budget hits as endowments stumble
U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen gets his GAO report on air traffic control privatization
Editor’s Notebook: Immigrant stories more vital than ever

Seattle Times (subscription required)
UW Muslim student suffers concussion in possible hate-crime assault
Mexican consul hits road to calm Trump postelection fears in Washington state
Washington lawmakers face divide over changing law to prosecute officers who use deadly force (Frockt, Goodman)
Sound Transit moves fast to get deals on loans, bonds for big expansion
‘It’s Standing Rock North’: Trans Mountain pipeline in Canada stirs strong opposition
Election: Washington Democrats do some soul-searching after disappointing election (Frame)
FYI Guy: Newcomers pour into King County, while Washingtonians quietly exit
Earlier and more often: Washington teachers seek broad boost to civics education
After ambassador died in Benghazi, sister honors him through Seattle medical-exchange project
New York Times: Betsy DeVos, Trump’s education pick, has steered money from public schools
‘Sanctuary city’ Seattle sets aside money to help immigrant students
Editorial: Change restrictive state law on police use of force
Opinion: Decriminalize drug use, seek public-health options
Editorial: City must avoid tunnel vision while redesigning the waterfront’s transportation infrastructure
Opinion: Too many Washington kids are not college- or job-ready

Spokesman Review  
State adopts no tolerance policy for feral pigs
Sunday Spin: Closer look at maps from Trump v. Clinton story
Complaint against Spokane Community College alleging sexism, racism leads to program review
East Valley School District to collect half of $3 million transportation levy following clerical error
More than 2,000 SPS students have immunization waiver
Washington tops in hops
Editorial: Dam relicensing should reflect ‘early action’
Editorial: Don’t reverse state marijuana laws

Tri-City Herald  
Our Voice: DNR right to build Horse Heaven Hills irrigation system 
Yakima Herald Republic  
With $2 million a year to spend, why can’t Yakima County find beds for homeless people? 
Effort to reform Washington state standards for deadly force remains contentious 
Editorial: Like it or not, agencies need to cooperate on homeles 
Other Views: If no TPP, then perhaps a Trump Pacific Partnership? 


Veteran homelessness nearly eliminated in Kitsap County

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

Seattle doctor at Standing Rock: ‘People had sheets of ice hanging off them’
Hate crime? Muslim student attacked at University of Washington
Seattle won’t stop helping undocumented immigrants, mayor says
Wisconsin Agrees To Presidential Vote Recount At Third-Party Candidates’ Requests

Q13 TV (FOX)  
New state college savings program not ready until next year


In search of the ‘forgotten’ Washington that voted for Trump
Science: It’s not just for lab geeks anymore

Podlodowski May Challenge Ravens for State Democratic Party Chair