Washington State House Democrats


Monday, February 6


Associated Press
2 states say allowing travel ban would ‘unleash chaos again’
Trump appeal: Aliens lack constitutional rights
Bills aim to beef up oil transportation safety (Farrell, Carlyle)
US stops enforcing travel ban; Trump bashes Seattle judge
Seattle judge derided by Trump known as conservative jurist
US suspends enforcement of travel ban, DOJ appeals
Bellingham dad gets jail time for trapping CPS case workers
Measure aims to end daylight saving time in Washington

Aberdeen Daily World 
Bill allowing for administration of medicinal marijuana for qualified students on school property passes committee (Blake, Takko)
Sport halibut catch quota increase should allow for a solid fishing season this spring and summer
Walsh and Blake push Washington Rural Jobs Act (Blake)
Bill calls for ending daylight-saving time in Washington

Bainbridge Island Review 
Washington notches first win in legal fight against Trump travel ban

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
Students in college winery program drink in the knowledge
Op-ed:Sheriff: Homeland’s responsible for immigration law. Here’s how that impacts those in Whatcom’s jail

In Our View: Stand Fast on Environment
In Our View: Senator’s Jobs Short State
In Our View: Step Back from Levy Cliff

The Daily News  
Capitol Dispatch: Local lawmakers strategize to save Naselle Youth Camp, again (Blake, Takko)

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Seattle, Maltby legislators sponsor firearm-storage bills (Kagi, Ortiz-Self, Kloba, Peterson, Ryu, Stanford, Palumbo, Liias)
State lawmakers want to revamp our presidential primary
Thousands of children in Snohomish County have no home
Signs of retail growth in county, state despite store closures
Editorial: Pact on timber sale could protect Wallace Falls State Park
Editorial: Trump’s personal doctor violates his privacy

Federal Way Mirror 
Federal Way mayor: ‘State of the city is strong’

Highline Times 
Commissioner Gregoire confirms all Sea-Tac Airport travelers affected by immigration order have been legally allowed to travel in the U.S.

Journal of the San Juan Islands  
Until you question why | Guest Column

Kent Reporter 
House passes bipartisan bill to strengthen human trafficking laws (Orwall)

Kirkland Reporter 
‘No one is above the law’: Seattle federal judge puts Trump’s immigration order on ice
Op-ed by Reps. McBride and Slatter: You walked, now run

Kitsap Daily News 
Farmed geoduck’s sustainability status takes a hit
Kitsap’s ‘sanctuary’ status a gray area
Opinion: Back school districts away from levy cliff | In Our Opinion

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
For Muslims in area, relief after court ruling halting travel ban

New York Times
Travel Ban Looms as a Landmark Case: Here’s Our Analysis
Travel Ban Will Likely Cost These Americans Their Jobs
How Washington State Upended Trump’s Travel Ban
Trump’s Travel Ban, Aimed at Terrorists, Has Blocked Doctors
‘I’m Afraid It Will Make Terrorism Worse’

Olympian (subscription required)   
A comparison of Republican and Democratic ideas of how to fix Washington’s schools
Black Alliance co-founder issues call for action
Trump threatens to defund ‘out of control’ California
Homeland Security seemed eager to obey judge’s order. Here’s why.

Peninsula Daily News  
EYE ON OLYMPIA: Public education funding, dental services on agenda (Chapman, Tharinger, Van De Wege)

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Trump order disrupts surgeries and research at Seattle hospitals
Microsoft joins other tech firms in filing legal brief opposing Trump immigration ban
Former Port of Seattle CEO gave himself a big payout, accepted free sports tickets and trips
Federal judge in Seattle halts Trump’s immigration ban nationwide
Port of Seattle commissioners approved ex-CEO’s controversial payouts
Here’s what Seattle-area execs said about Trump’s immigration ban this week
GOP import tax idea leads companies to choose sides, find their allies
What’s next after Trump’s order that seeks to roll back Dodd-Frank, fiduciary rule

Redmond Reporter 
Residents roll out feedback on future light rail station
Allen steps down from council, 13 applicants vie for Pos. 4

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
How Washington state upended Trump’s travel ban
Westneat: Trump drives two prominent state Republicans to the ACLU
Tough McCleary puzzle: How the complex history of teacher pay won’t make a solution any easier
Librarians take up arms against fake news
Mobile-home park’s residents left in dark as homes are sold out from under them
Tech firms, automakers split over going fast or slow on driverless cars
Trump’s ‘so-called judge’ is a highly regarded GOP appointee
Unhappy with Trump? Call your congressman: Local delegation fielding record numbers of calls
What to look for next in Trump’s travel-ban court case
Microsoft, Google, Facebook and 94 more tech companies support legal challenge to Trump entry ban
‘What if they don’t let me back in’: Seattle-area families still worried after Trump travel-ban suspended

Seattle Weekly  
‘No One Is Above the Law’: Federal Judge in Seattle Puts Trump’s Immigration Order On Ice

Spokesman Review  
Federal judge in Seattle halts Trump immigration order
Inslee affirms support for Planned Parenthood during clinic visit
UW wants to increase number of medical students in Spokane
Grant County identifies mumps outbreak near Moses Lake
Spokane schools, city receive federal grant to coordinate response to gang activity
Transferring federal land: an old idea that still offends the masses
Push to turn over federal lands to the states may be losing steam
Spokane VA starts taking appointments for veterans and their spouses seeking in vitro fertilization
Deaconess heart surgeon first in state to use new technique
‘Worst conditions in 20 years’ prompt closure of Washington wildlife areas in Asotin County
Forest Service on hold for hiring seasons firefighters, trail crews
Editorial: Education funding talks can finally begin
Editorial: Bipartisan effort could make paid family leave a reality

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber 
COMMENTARY: McCleary plaintiff’s son frustrated legislators are taking so long to do job

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Editorial: Lawmakers must stow the shenanigans, focus on results 
Editorial: Moving local agritourism concept forward makes sense 

Washington Post
Opposition to Trump travel ban grows as key court decision looms
How to be an American: Syrian refugees find a home in Trump country
Former top diplomats, tech giants blast immigration order as court showdown looms
Gov. Inslee: Travel ban caused ‘unjustifiable chaos and cruelty’
Former CIA chief: Trump’s travel ban hurts American spies — and America
Joe Scarborough: Trump’s reckless shot at a federal judge

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
Eastmont announces changes to admin team for next year
Weekly roll call report: School finance and pot business limits

Yakima Herald Republic  
Is it time to consider dropping daylight saving time? Sunnyside legislator thinks it is



States cite ‘chaos’ in Trump’s refugee order
Appeals court could rule on travel ban by mid-week, say legal experts

Measure aims to end daylight saving time in Washington 

A Call To Create The Nation’s Second State-Owned Bank In Washington  (Hasegawa)
Unpacking Government: How Do Levies Work?
‘TRI Pay’ Could Be Sticking Point In School Funding Debate

How the ‘Muslim ban’ hearing went down in Seattle
The Theory That Explains The Anger Of Our Political Moment
Washington Republicans Take Aim At Union Influence

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Snow moves in over Puget Sound; several schools closed or will start late
AG Ferguson disappointed in Trump’s flippant reaction to judge’s ruling

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Seattle judge derided by Trump known for conservative views
Commentary: An untrustworthy Port makes Seattle City Council’s SODO Arena stance look foolish


Opinion: Turning away refugees can be a death sentence
Seattle judge blocks Trump’s immigration ban
Democracy Vouchers – off to a slow start

Jayapal Fighting Against Religious Discrimination of Immigrants

Seattle P.I.  
Rejecting refugees defies ‘God’s word’ — growing religious resistance to Trump
The Nordstroms answer Trump: We back employees, we’re proud of heritage