Washington State House Democrats


Friday, June 2


Associated Press
National Guard member whose job was eliminated wins lawsuit 
State high court declines to review Lake Quinault case 
Fight for your country, lose the bidding war for a house 
Protests, new climate pledges after Trump’s Paris pullout
Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote
Seattle had wettest fall-winter-spring on record
Threat closes Washington college after protests over race
Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban
Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back

Aberdeen Daily World  
Courts: Quinault Indian Nation has control of Lake Quinault
EPA grants $600,000 to Grays Harbor Council of Governments for brownfield assessment

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)   
California, New York, Washington unite to back climate pact 
Threat closes Washington college after protests over race   (Doglio)
In wake of race protests at Evergreen, one lawmaker proposes to make it private   (Doglio)
Meet the man who torments state Democrats over the way they fill out forms (Chopp, Ranker)

In Our View: Plan for the Future (McCleary)

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Everett teachers ready to strike if bargaining rights limited (Sullivan)
Council OKs bonuses to entice police officers to Everett
Editorial: If Trump won’t, state can keep climate commitments
Milbank: Hungry for tax cuts, House GOP would slash food aid

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
Threat closes Evergreen State College after protests over race (Doglio)
Washington lawmakers, groups, discussing paid family leave (Robinson)

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Bias against VA loans frustrates Tacoma homebuyer
Trump turns to Supreme Court to move forward on travel ban

Olympian (subscription required) 
Ad says Republican plan would hurt schools. We fact-check the claims

Redmond Reporter 
City report: Proposed changes to homeless ordinance; national EMS week proclamation

Renton Reporter 
School district budget hangs on Legislature 

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Gov. Inslee calls Trump’s climate-pact withdrawal ‘pathetic’ — plus other Northwest reaction to U.S. abandoning Paris accord
The New York Times: Trump rule would expand employer exemptions, make it easier to deny birth-control coverage
Evergreen State College closes after caller claims to be armed, en route to campus
Just 20% of kids got 4-year degrees, so Chehalis schools changed everything

Seattle Weekly
As Trump Drops Paris Climate Agreement, Washington Activists and Leaders Double Down

Washington Post 
Inside Trump’s decision: How efforts to dissuade him actually backfired
Trump’s Paris speech had some serious inconsistencies
30 U.S. states and major firms, including Google and Apple, push ahead with climate policies
States, companies part ways with Trump over Paris accord decision


Inslee forms ‘US Climate Alliance’ with New York, California governors
Washington state lawmakers react to President Trump’s decision on Paris Accord
Evergreen State College to remain closed Friday due to ‘direct threat’
Assessed property values spike in King County
Alt-right rally moves from Portland to Seattle

Washington, California, New York, form U.S. Climate Alliance

Washington State leaders vow high court fight against Trump’s travel ban
Seattle students that sued state over climate change regulations, react to Paris Accord

UW Women’s Crew Celebrates Fourth National Title; UW Women’s Softball Goes For Second 
Should Washington State Establish An Online Consumer Bill Of Rights?
Evergreen State College Shut Down After Telephoned Threat
Trump Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban On 6 Majority-Muslim Nations
Oregon Governor Prepares To Sign Pay Equity Bill
Oregon Lawmakers Advance Education Budget

Gov. Inslee to Trump: ‘Your resignation letter would be gratefully accepted’
The other time Washington state had Obamacare
Feds take over embattled Nooksack health services

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Inslee joins governors of New York, California to form U.S. Climate Alliance
I-90 express lanes close permanently this weekend as light rail construction ramps up
‘We’re not giving up’: Mercer Island mayor says fight for better I-90 access to go on


Parking is about to get worse at the state Capitol — and more expensive (Doglio)

Murray Joins 60 Mayors That Promise to Uphold Paris Climate Accord Goals

Following the Paris Agreement fail, Washington state is joining a “climate alliance” with New York and California