Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, June 15


Associated Press
Overcoming Opioids: Easing an epidemic 1 doctor at a time
Washington officials seek civil commitment of sex offender
Washington State University says personal data stolen
Boeing to move hundreds of Seattle area jobs to Arizona
Tribe, groups to sue Navy over ship cleaning in Puget Sound
Gov’t report: Health care deductibles higher under GOP bill

Aberdeen Daily World  
Monte Council lashes out at Hospital District 2
Washington reaches record low for unemployment

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
They talked about ‘income discrimination.’ What does that mean?

The Daily News 
CR sewer job done after cost overrun
Longview to encourage additional multi-family housing

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Unemployment rate in state sets record low
Editorial: Light hand needed on tax changes for light rail

Federal Way Mirror 
Boys & Girls Club, T-Mobile’s partnership benefits youth
Gov. Jay Inslee visits Thomas Jefferson High School to discuss fully funding education

Kirkland Reporter 
Kirkland City Council chooses ‘Skipping Stone’ design for Totem Lake Connector Bridge

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Boeing continues to pare Washington workforce, plans to shift hundreds of jobs to Arizona
Trump budget would build a $66 million military jail in Pierce County
Opinion: Senate guts Obamacare quietly but steadily
Editorial: Hot housing market leaves vets behind

Olympian (subscription required)   
Dozens gather at Percival Landing to show support for Evergreen
Capital City Pride festival maintains traditions while embracing new spirit
Opinion: Evergreen responsibilities, rights out of balance

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Education: DeVos pulls back student protections

Redmond Reporter 
Tesla students talk shop on reducing CO2 emissions
Redmond agrees to uphold Paris Climate Agreement

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
With grant, Seattle schools to change start times again — for the better
Work on new 520 bridge across Lake Washington taking shape
Federal judge rejects Dakota Access Pipeline permits, calls for do-over
Opinion: The Evergreen State College president: In a divided country, our campus will remain united

Seattle Weekly  
At First Hearing, Loud, Repetitive Support for a Tax on the Rich

Skagit Valley Herald  
Wildlife officials tracking wolf in east Skagit County

Spokesman Review  
Senate would give high school seniors a break on biology test requirement
Community colleges’ computer system costs mount, schedule delayed 
Names, Social Security numbers and health information compromised in burglary at WSU storage unit
Big-game permit drawing results greeted with cheers and tears
Hikers relish Little Spokane River Natural Area, new trail additions 

Tri-City Herald  
Our Voice: Governor passionate on school siting issue 


Hundreds of Boeing jobs could relocate to Arizona
WA opioid crisis the focus of AG Ferguson summit

Seattle income tax proposal gets first public hearing
State officials seek civil commitment of sex offender

EBay Urges Customers To Oppose Washington Internet Tax (Lytton)
Trump Conflates ‘Phony Collusion’ And Possible Obstruction Of Justice Investigation
Oregon Senate Clarifies Rules For Drones
At Least 4 Killed, Including Gunman, In Workplace Shooting In San Francisco
Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For 4th Time Since 2015
Sanders Of Supporter And Alleged Shooter: ‘Violence Of Any Kind Is Unacceptable’
Medicaid Cuts In Wisconsin Would Undermine Training For Adults With Disabilities

Bremerton bets on a fast ferry. Will Seattleites?
‘Tax me’: Public hearing shows strong support for proposed income tax
More buses for Seattle Public Schools to support new start times
Deported for a DUI? King County says that’s not fair
Amazon, major energy user, doesn’t want to talk about its emissions

NW Public Radio 
Northwest Governors Will Join Global Leaders To Discuss Climate Accord
Northwest Tribes To Hold Salmon Ceremony In Kettle Falls
Trump Administration Keeps Trying To Get Rid Of Teen Climate Case

Q13 TV (FOX)  
2-Day summit to fight state opioid epidemic


Murray Accuser Withdraws Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
Council Could Use SDOT Funds for New School Bus System

New Report: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program critical to the wellbeing of Washingtonians with disabilities

“Go back to the zoo”: How Evergreen State College became a target for right-wing trolls