Washington State House Democrats


Friday, July 14


Associated Press
Wildfire burning near Selah, Washington
Trump’s travel ban watered down by another court setback
Zinke recommends no changes to Idaho, Washington monuments
U.S. judge in Hawaii hands Trump a new defeat on travel ban
Interior chief: No changes to Idaho, Washington monuments
Energy Department plans probe into whistleblower complaint
Energy plan enables Microsoft to buy more green power

Aberdeen Daily World
Letter: Single-payer system is the cure

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Family of man fatally shot by Kent police demand answers, more training for officers
FOX Business show slams Seattle as ‘socialist hellhole’
Fines for coal, oil trains in downtown Spokane likely headed for ballot amid legal concerns

Ground broken for Woodland sports park

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Small Business Administration website determines program eligibility
Krauthammer: Comically failed collusion is still collusion

Kirkland Reporter
Walen signs Mayor’s National Climate Action Agenda

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Time to release the state Capitol hostages (Springer)

Puget Sound Business Journal
Health care: Moderates remain unconvinced

Redmond Reporter
Sammamish Valley Celebration of Lavender and the Arts set for this weekend

Seattle Times (subscription required)
What happens now: Key dates in the state’s new McCleary school-funding plan
Surprising number of international, in-state students enroll at UW
Seattle employees pension fund won’t divest from fossil fuels
Fox Business show slams Seattle as ‘socialist hellhole’
Opinion: Governor, lower taxes are needed to boost manufacturing jobs

Seattle Weekly
Family Demands Answers About Kent Police Shooting Death of Giovonn Joseph-McDade
Divest City Pensions From Fossil Fuels? Nope, Says Retirement Board
Sheriff to Attend Public Forum About Tommy Le, 20-Year-Old Killed By Deputy in Burien

Vancouver Business Journal
Connecting youth to careers in manufacturing

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Oregon plan to decriminalize heroin worth monitoring

Yakima Herald Republic
Yakima hospital earns award for success in heart attacks
WaPo Will column: Fixing the ‘rotting carcass’ tax code
Editorial: Municipal income tax to be costly experiment


Former Wash. justice weighs in on Seattle income tax on high earners

Tacoma ranks 5th most competitive housing market in nation

Seattle’s Pension Fund Won’t Be Divesting From Fossil Fuels
Fee That Fights Homelessness Scheduled For Steep Cut
The Overcast: Mexican Consul Talks Trade With Washington State
Hawaii Judge Exempts Grandparents And Other Relatives From Trump Travel Ban
Hanford Reach, Craters Of The Moon Keep National Monument Status

Her landlord raised her rent, so she slept in her car with her kids
Rural America, Microsoft plans to boost your Internet access
Trump plan could mean fewer international students at Washington colleges
Seattle’s new homeless shelter: Pets and drug users allowed

NW Public Radio
Hanford Reach, Craters Of The Moon Keep National Monument Status

Q13 TV (FOX)
Gov. Inslee moves forward with self-driving car initiative
City of Seattle considers more lenient rental housing ordinance for felons


After police shootings, victims’ families connect, advocate

Three Reasons Why a New Tax Break for Manufacturers Is Bad for Washington State
Governor’s Veto of Unnecessary, Short-Sighted Tax Giveaway Is the Right Move for Washington’s Future

Seattle P.I.
Burn ban planned for Western Wash.