Washington State House Democrats


Friday, June 9


Associated Press
Extension sought for Idaho storing nuclear meltdown debris
Lawsuit: Washington failing to teach special-ed students
Health insurers abandon 2 Washington counties

Bainbridge Island Review 
Bainbridge school district says new school projects may be cut back due to high costs

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
350 workers ordered to take cover at Hanford after radiation alarm

In Our View: Flunk Exam for Biology (Stonier)

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Boeing complaint to US: Bombardier unfairly subsidized
Lawsuit: Washington failing to teach special-ed students
Health insurers abandon 2 Washington counties
350 workers take cover at Hanford after radiation alarm
Editorial: Looking forward on state’s trade in Trump era

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
Some county education and health services may move off island
Letter: Challenges with state budget

Kirkland Reporter 
LWSD holds groundbreaking ceremony for Juanita High School
Complaint filed against DSHS on behalf of child abused by Kirkland foster mom

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Editorial: On climate, pay no attention to man behind podium, businesses say

Olympian (subscription required)   
Editorial: Time for Evergreen to show leadership

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Washington state’s GDP growth leads the U.S.
Op-ed: As deadline looms, Legislature’s still split over taxes

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
A cure for distracted driving? Software by Sammamish startup locks your phone while behind the wheel
McCleary roundup: Everett teachers threaten strike, districts start sending pink slips
How would widespread upzones change Seattle neighborhoods? City releases first findings
Healthy job market awaits 2017 grads, but job-hunt skills are still necessary
Washington schools chief seeks compromise on high-school testing requirements
ACLU of Washington files lawsuit on behalf of special-education students
Opinion: Promote unity as an antidote to anti-Muslim rallies

Seattle Weekly  
Donald Trump Wants to Sell Off the Grid That Gave Us ‘Roll On, Columbia’
Militia ‘Security’ at ‘Anti-Sharia’ Rally Will Carry Weapons, According to Event Permit

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)  
Updated: College Place school principal injured in attack; students arrested
Editorial: State testing requirements should remain for graduation

Washington Post 
Trump calls Comey a ‘leaker’ and claims ‘vindication’ after Senate hearing
Prime minister’s gamble on snap election backfires as Conservatives lose their majority
There’s no indication Comey violated the law. Trump may be about to.

Yakima Herald Republic  
Washington, Yakima County homeless numbers rising
Yakama Nation to commemorate Treaty of 1855
Editorial: Collaborative approach can aid forest and local economy


Health insurers may abandon 2 Washington counties
Everett creatively address drug problem
Former AG Rob McKenna weighs in on Comey testimony and what’s next
Seattle dad launches campaign to end Spokane lunch debt

State Ferries to switch to new boarding process at Fauntleroy terminal

How Much Do You Have To Make To Rent In Washington?
A Little-Known Climate Fund Is Suddenly In The Spotlight
Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: ‘WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!’
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Still Could Use More Planning
Theresa May Promises ‘Certainty’ After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government
‘Lordy, I Hope There Are Tapes’: Highlights Of James Comey’s Testimony
House Passes Bill Aimed At Reversing Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations

‘If Hillary had won, I probably wouldn’t be running’
Seattle soda tax poses a latte questions about coffee drinks
Opponents Call Vancouver Oil Terminal ‘Bad Plan’ While Supporters Tout Jobs
New KeyArena developers: ‘We’re going to bring you teams’
Supreme Court Rejects Port Defense Of Secret Meetings On Vancouver Oil Terminal

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Tacoma’s new approach in fighting homelessness


Highlights of James Comey’s Testimony
5 Questions Answered About the KeyArena Proposal