Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, March 30


Associated Press
Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat 
Mexican man freed from detention thankful 
Washington granted REAL ID compliance extension 
Lawmakers push to allow medical marijuana in schools (Mullet)
State agency says more funds needed to fight wildfires 
Poll: Americans dislike GOP’s, Trump’s plan on health care
Seattle Police’s Body-Camera Program Stalls Over Policies
VW To Pay Over $157M To Settle Emissions Claims By Washington and nine other states

Aberdeen Daily World  
Citizens raise concerns about potential residential treatment facility
Westport area fire and EMS personnel propose creation of regional fire authority
Alternative spring breaks allow students to give back, gain real-world experience

Bainbridge Island Review 
Commemoration to mark 75th anniversary of Japanese American removal, internment
Opinion: We support House Bill 1155 and urge the state Legislature to approve it

Clark County fares well in Senate capital budget (Cleveland)

The Daily News  
Columbia threatens Woodland homes
Hope, purpose for women in state prison

Federal Way Mirror 
Book tells Brooklake Community Center’s storied past

Kirkland Reporter 
EvergreenHealth employees rally in Kirkland location for higher wages, better healthcare
Redmond police chief, attorneys and LWSD superintendent discuss immigration at forum
Houghton Community Council listens to residents’ concerns

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
Seattle announces lawsuit over Trump sanctuary cities threat
State granted REAL ID compliance extension

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Americans’ opposition to repealing Obamacare grows, particularly among Republicans

New York Times 
Hawaii Judge Extends Order Blocking Trump’s Travel Ban

Redmond Reporter 
Celebrating a solid century: Mosebar honored at Redmond Senior Center
Doreen Marchione, ‘legendary’ housing advocate, to retire from city council in December
Redmond residents can join a Neighborhood Conversation with elected leaders

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Seattle sues Trump administration over ‘sanctuary cities’ order
Washington gets extension on complying with federal ID law
EPA refuses to ban pesticide Obama wanted to outlaw
Opinion: Seattle’s ‘build, baby, build’ frenzy leaves affordability in the dust
Editorial: Keep statewide exams as graduation requirement

Seattle Weekly  
Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over Order to Defund Sanctuary Cities
UW Shooting Suspect Admits What Video Already Told Us 
Ethics Complaint Targets Mayor, Others For Supporting Ballot Measure From Office
DREAMER Ramirez to Be Released From ICE Detention

Skagit Valley Herald  
Tesoro refinery project permits open for comment

Spokesman Review  
Motorists can consult road construction map to navigate work zones in Inland Northwest
Spokane voters asked to renew taxes for libraries and emergency services
Spokane Valley man uses experience to coach incoming inmates how to cope with prison and accountability

Tri-City Herald  
Sen. Brown: Senate capital budget has $40M for Tri-City projects 
Hanford worker compensation bill dies in committee 
Our Voice: Hanford worker bill needs more vetting 

USA Today 
Ryan health plan died of bad politics: Christian Schneider


‘Dreamer’ released from detention facility in Tacoma
Washington roads among worst in nation

Washington granted REAL ID compliance extension 

‘Dreamer’ Daniel Ramirez Medina released from detention
Kids invent JuiceBox to power tiny homes for homeless

Seattle Sues Trump Administration Over ‘Sanctuary City’ Threat
Citizen University Founder Says You’re More Powerful Than You Think
Rural Trump Voters Embrace The Sacrifices That Come With Support
North Carolina Lawmakers Debate ‘Compromise’ To Repeal ‘Bathroom Bill’
Federal Judge In Hawaii Extends His Block On Trump Travel Ban
In U.S. Restaurants, Bars And Food Trucks, ‘Modern Slavery’ Persists
#BlackWomenAtWork: Women Speak Out After Criticism Of Journalist, Congresswoman
Washington Prisons Deportation Program Still Going After 6 Years
Missouri Rejects Federal Money In Order To Set Up Its Own Abortion Restrictions
U.S. Census To Leave Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Questions Off New Surveys
Muslim Schoolchildren Bullied By Fellow Students And Teachers

How does Washington state spend its weed money?
New barriers to health care as Central District gets whiter
Scuttling clean power plan won’t make Northwest (or U.S.) more energy independent

NW Public Radio  
Calls Mount For Ban On ‘Cyanide Bombs’ After Death Of Family Pet
Formerly All-Boeing Alaska Air To Keep Airbus Jets ‘For The Foreseeable Future’
ICE Detains Portland ‘Dreamer’ Recovering From Car Accident
Seattle Sues: Mayor Ready to Combat Trump’s Executive Orders
Vancouver Port Commissioner Who Supports Oil Terminal Won’t Seek Re-Election
Washington Prisons Deportation Program Still Going After 6 Years
Who Raises The Best Steak? Japan And U.S. Ranchers Cultivate Related Bloodlines

Q13 TV (FOX)
Immigrant ‘Dreamer’ Daniel Ramirez Medina released after 6 weeks in detention
Pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016, distraction cited
Federal judge in Hawaii extends order halting Trump travel ban
Declaring ‘Seattle will not be bullied,’ city sues Trump over sanctuary executive order


If Canada ups its oil shipping, should we worry? (Farrell)
Seattle sues Trump over sanctuary city threats
Robot cars: panacea or plague?

Seattle to Sue Trump for Threat Against Sanctuary Cities

House Democrats’ budget shows what our state can achieve by cleaning up the tax code

Seattle P.I.  
Trump approval in polls continues to tumble in wake of health care debacle

DREAMer Daniel Ramirez Medina has been released from the Tacoma Immigration Detention Center
Seattle will sue the Trump administration after threat to pull funding from sanctuary cities