Washington State House Democrats


Friday, February 10


Associated Press
A look at what comes next in Trump travel ban case 
Fight on travel ban on hold; appeals court sides with states 
Trial pushed back for man in federal official threats case 
Avalanche danger closes major mountain passes in Washington 
Justices: Makers have duty to warn hospitals about devices 
Coal-export terminal backers pull local permits 
Whatcom County residents look to recall senator on Trump team
Bills seek to buffer potential repeal of health care law (Robinson)
The Latest: Trump calls ruling a ‘political decision’
Heavy rains cause flooding, landslides

Bainbridge Island Review 
Washington wins again in legal fight against President Trump’s travel ban
Senator Murray responds to Ninth Circuit Court decision on travel ban
Seattle sewage spill causes shellfish harvesting ban along eastern shore of Bainbridge Island
Opinion: Civic education is now the topic in Olympia | The Petri Dish

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
Millions of gallons of raw sewage flows into Puget Sound after equipment failure 

Bothell-Kenmore Reporter 
Local leaders comment on appellate court immigration-ban ruling

Little support voiced for hunting, fishing license fee increase (Blake)
Lawmakers introduce bill on Interstate 5 Bridge replacement (Cleveland, Wylie, Stonier)

Covington-Maple Valley Reporter 
Opinion: We’re expecting too much from our public schools
Opinion: Bipartisan plan to change cap on taxes

The Daily News 
Sheriff’s office, emergency management add drones to the force
Opinion: Friday free form re Seattle ceases doing business with Wells Fargo

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Editorial: Civics bills would result in better-informed voters

Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter 
Letter: Urge Reichert to change stance on immigration ban | Letter

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
Sen. Ranker introduces bills on prescription drug costs (Ranker)

Kirkland Reporter 
Local leaders comment on appellate court immigrations-ban ruling
Issaquah shelter gives refuge to women, children escaping domestic violence
Kirkland moving forward with new fire station in Juanita

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
‘Massive’ sewage spill closes Bainbridge, North Kitsap beaches
Long ban lifted on Hood Canal squid fishing

News Tribune (subscription required)  
‘UPS 3’ case prompts lawmaker to seek clearer disciplinary rules at private schools (Jinkins)
Pierce College student from Yemen faces uncertain future
If Trump were smart, he’d skip a Supreme Court appeal right now
Opinion: Barstool eruptions make lousy immigration policy

New York Times 
Case Over Executive Order Seems Headed to Supreme Court
A New and Rising Price Tag for Trump’s Wall: $21.6 Billion
The Lesson of Nordstrom: Do Business With the Trumps or Else

Olympian (subscription required)   
Trump’s plan to lock up more immigrants could profit privately run detention centers
Extra pay for teachers varies widely – and is key to answering McCleary ruling
Trump tweets ‘SEE YOU IN COURT’ after appeals court refuses to reinstate travel ban
Plan would allow cigar lounges, but workers would have to be smokers – and take a test to prove it
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee responds to 9th Circuit ruling on immigration order
U.S. officials say Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russia before inauguration
Lawyer and Army veteran Melissa Hartley named to Thurston School Board
Researchers: Warm Pacific water led to vast seabird die-off
Fight on travel ban on hold; appeals court sides with states
A look at what comes next in Trump travel ban case
Opinion: Arts prompt us toward action in times of conflict
Editorial: Olympia city banking switch needs closer look

Washington lawmakers want to resurrect I-5 bridge (Cleveland)

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Inslee’s budget offers space manufacturers and other tech firms millions in tax credits
Opinion: Public indifference about trade puts Washington’s economy at risk
Trump loses to Washington state in immigration restriction appeal
Led by Microsoft’s Brad Smith, program gives out $6M in STEM grants in Washington
EXCLUSIVE: Washington Federal sues the U.S. government over Federal Reserve dividends
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray expands program to hire minorities for construction projects

Renton Reporter 
Political leaders react to court decision to uphold suspension of Trump’s travel ban

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Seattle property taxes would rise under GOP school-funding plan, state McCleary analysis shows
Washington ‘two for two’ against Trump ban: State politicians react
New bills in Olympia aim to prepare Washington for wildfire season (Lytton)
‘Boys in the Boat’ movie should be made here, Washington lawmakers say (Riccelli, Lytton)
New York Times: A closer look at the appeals-court panel’s travel-ban ruling
Seattle Uber driver reunited with Somali family caught in Trump’s travel ban
Farrell: Electronics-DUI Act will save lives
Editorial: Compromise on language in deadly-force law to make it less restrictive

Seattle Weekly  
State House Bill Would Stop the Bleeding In King County Budget (Frame)
Local Leaders Begin to Bend on New Youth Jail

Skagit Valley Herald  
Unexpected pollution forces closure of Samish Bay shellfish harvesting
Rep. Rick Larsen to talk Affordable Care Act in Anacortes
Letter: Send Legislature a message with levy vote

Snoqualmie Valley Record 
Annual homeless count expands search area to include Snoqualmie Valley for first time this year

Spokesman Review
Washington will fight Sessions, Trump over legal pot, Inslee says
Betsy DeVos invited to Spokane by ESD superintendent
Another semi full of apples crashes into the Columbia River
Researchers: Warm Pacific water led to vast seabird die-off
Shawn Vestal: When cops seize property, due process is lacking

State of Reform 
Bipartisan bills could expand telemedicine’s reach in Washington (Cleveland, Frockt, Keiser)

USA Today 
Trump rips ‘disgraceful’ court decision in immigration ban
We need to trust refugees: USS Cole commander
I risked my life for the U.S. in Iraq. But when I came here, Trump tried to send me back.
Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban
The initial estimate is here: Trump’s wall will cost more than a year of the space program

Vancouver Business Journal  
State looks to restore tourism promotion program (Takko)

Washington Post 
Court deals blow to Trump, maintains freeze on travel ban 
The 9th Circuit deals a blow to the imperial — and incompetent — president
The travel moratorium: A hopeless disaster
Since 9/11, Muslim society in the U.S. has been transformed. Trump could change it back.

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
Local immigration lawyer to speak at WVC
Second semi slides into Columbia River

West Seattle Herald 
King County among the first in the nation to achieve a global milestone in the fight against HIV/AIDS


Appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump’s travel ban
Lawmakers consider bill to help sick Hanford workers

Syrian refugee family reunites as travel ban ruling announced

Inslee To Trump: ‘We Beat You’
Attempt To Make Washington Next ‘Right To Work’ State Met With Hefty Opposition
Oregon Lawmakers Consider Proposal To Expand Teaching Of Native American Studies
Major Mountain Passes In Washington State Closed Until Lower Avalanche Risk 
Inslee Vows ‘Resistance Everywhere’ Approach To Trump Administration
Federal Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump Travel Ban
Group Wants Lawmakers To Allow Local Bans On Genetically Engineered Crops
Seattle Moves Forward On Special Homeless Shelter
What Worked For Obamacare And What Didn’t? Lessons From 5 States

Faith Leaders Join Washington Lawmakers To Condemn ‘Religious Registry’  (Stanford, Palumbo)
Cape Disappointment to Deception Pass: What’s up with the depressing names?
As Trump’s travel ban lost again in court, a local Syrian family reunited at Sea-Tac
Defining the legal scope of presidential power
Other Countries Aim To Fill Aid Shortfall Caused By U.S. Abortion Rule
First snow. Then the travel ban. Will these Iraqi sisters ever reach Seattle?
Obamacare Brought Jobs To Indian Country That Could Vanish With Repeal

NW Public Radio 
Airline Chiefs Focus On Air Traffic Control In White House Meeting With Trump
Inslee To Trump: ‘We Beat You’
Inslee Vows ‘Resistance Everywhere’ Approach To Trump Administration
Faith Leaders Join Washington Lawmakers To Condemn ‘Religious Registry’ (Palumbo)

Q13 TV (FOX)  
In Trump’s first major test, travel ban ruling reveals limits of executive power
Appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump’s travel ban
Local refugee resettlement agency reacts to court decision on Trump travel ban


State’s attorneys: Win protects law, individuals
Trump’s attack on environmental regs could cause havoc
Opinion: Want to fix infrastructure? Start with National Parks

Axe the Tampon Tax Before it Bleeds Women Dry (Wylie)

My Northwest 
Seattle commuting trends show city is slowly gearing down on cars
Bertha beats Battery Street, now faces monorail
Report: Threats against judges in Trump travel ban case

Seattle P.I.  
Attorney General Ferguson: ‘The future of the Constitution is at stake’
Trump reacts to travel ban ruling: ‘SEE YOU IN COURT’

State GOP wants Seattle to pay for good schools in areas that voted for Trump and Betsy DeVos
Appeals court refuses to reintate Trump’s travel ban, upholding Seattle judge’s ruling