Washington State House Democrats


Friday, May 26


Associated Press
Spokane remains second-largest city in state
Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court
States struggle with oversight of online charter schools
The Latest: Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court
Republican senator’s temporary federal job ends
Trump tries to cut aid program for older jobless Americans
Republican state senator’s temporary federal job ends
Tribes bash proposed Trump budget cuts to Native Americans
Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Once again, Seattle is America’s fastest-growing big city
Western State patient throws nurse across room, prosecutors say

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Home-based K-12 schools becoming popular in Washington
Trump budget slashes $1.1B needed for Lynnwood light rail
A mayor, a college president and the call that led WSU to Everett
Editorial: Trump budget offers harmful cuts, magical thinking
Letter: Get treatment for mentally ill, not incarceration
Letter: Trump’s budget cuts to poor will make rich richer

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Vacation rental owners weigh in on proposed code changes
Funhouse Commons hoping to earn $20,000 matching grant
Camp Orkila: bringing joy to the lives of kids

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Letter:  Legislator’s advice doesn’t seem too difficult

News Tribune (subscription required)
One of Olympia’s best-dressed talks fashion, taxes and weed on this week’s Capitol Happy Hour (Carlyle)
Editorial: Million-dollar tent city? Go slow, Tacoma

Olympian (subscription required)
WA’s attorney general has made a name for himself fighting Trump. What will he do next?

Puget Sound Business Journal
Law: Still on hold, travel ban headed to Supreme Court
Revenue jumps $1.7 billion for Washington’s 100 largest private companies
Editor’s Notebook: Soda tax punishes both business owners and poor families

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Proposal: Allow some tasting rooms, wineries in rural Sammamish Valley
LA Times: Trump’s budget would likely kill West Coast earthquake early-warning system
McCleary roundup: 36 days to government shutdown (Lytton)
Opinion: Save youth through intervention, not incarceration
Editorial: McCleary deal must eliminate overreliance on local levies

Spokesman Review
Once a notorious Spokane criminal, Eldorado Brown began injuring himself in prison. After punishing him, the state paid him $92,000.
Washington state lawmakers want review of Hanford cleanup
Spokane adds $1 million in street repairs to already busy construction season
WSU seeks more host families for Iraqi students program in July
Trump team defends budget; lawmakers have serious doubts about plan
CBO score on ‘Trumpcare’ should be warning to Senate GOP, Murray says
Editorial: Gianforte apology better late than never

Yakima Herald Republic
Four-year college not for you? There are many pathways to career success
Inslee addresses rural health care, GOP proposed health care plan in Ellensburg visit
Winery or ‘weedery’: Vineyards rip up grapes, switch to pot
Q&A: A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban
Letter: Democrats’ bait and switch


As budget talks drag on state workers feel shutdown anxiety  (Lytton)

What Happens When You Offer Homeless People Toilets And Fresh Water? Tacoma Aims To Find Out
State To Let Whale Rot On Beach
Can Comfort Care At The ER Help Older People Live Longer And Suffer Less?
Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Cut $2.2 Billion From Global Health Spending

Survivors of gun violence talk about how a fraction of a second changed their lives
Patty Murray and Bernie Sanders bring fight for $15 to national stage
4th Circuit Court Ruling Keeps Trump’s Travel Ban On Hold
As Trump turns up heat on sanctuaries, King County not backing down

Spokane Public Radio
Representative Riccelli looks to improve access to dental care (Riccelli)


Until we can do better, build more tiny homes

A bad day for Sound Transit: Budget hits in both Washingtons
Appeals court smacks down Trump’s second Muslim ban