Washington State House Democrats


Friday, July 21


Associated Press
Western Washington University to raise tuition
Washington Legislature adjourn 3rd special session (Sullivan, Blake)
Legislature adjourns without capital budget
US to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

Aberdeen Daily World 
Embezzlement alleged at hospital subsidiary

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Session ends with Hirst unresolved, budget not passed (Lovick)
Letter: GOP health care plan would leave many in state without care

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
Ranker and Habib talk budget and community (Ranker, Habib)
Thanks for supporting affordable housing rally | Letter (Ranker, Habib)

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Legislature adjourns with no rural water fix or capital budget (Sullivan, Springer)
Legislature expected to end session without a capital budget or water-rights deal
GOP and Dems start talking about compromise health bill

Olympian (subscription required) 
Editorial: It is short-sighted to criminalize protest

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Health care: Deductibles could skyrocket
Opinion: Washington should lead the charge to reduce carbon and grow profits

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Fined under WA’s new anti-distracted driving law? Here’s where your money will go
Put down that cellphone; Distracted-driving law is here
King County sheriff to lobby for body cameras
Crisis pregnancy centers must post disclaimers stating ‘Not a health care facility’ under King County rule
Downtown Seattle’s construction boom surges to new record, with no end in sight

Tri-City Herald 
Sequim schools look to impacts of state budget

Washington Post 
Lawyer who met with Trump Jr. had Russian intelligence connections
Trump’s lawyers explore pardoning powers and ways to undercut Russia investigation

Yakima Herald Republic 
Legislative inaction imperils East Valley school project


Washington lawmakers adjourn with no capital budget (Sullivan)
DSHS: ‘A few bad actors’ lead to violations at institutions for the disabled

Bertha’s delays prove to be blessing for some waterfront projects

Seattle Wins Legal Fight With UW Over Landmark Preservation Regulation
Sewage Seeps In Washington Town Desperate For State Funds
Washington Wildlife Officials To Kill Wolves Again
King County Sheriff To Forum: FBI Should Investigate Deputy’s Fatal Shooting Of Burien Man

A miscarriage in ICE detention raises questions about care
Should Amazon’s Echo be able to call the police?
To Shrink The Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Releasing 20 Million Of Them
Pregnancy centers face new regulation in King County

Q13 TV (FOX) 
Deadlocked Legislature adjourns indefinitely without passing $4 billion construction budget (Sullivan)
‘Not backed by science’: Washington still struggles with marijuana DUI limit


Seattle P.I.
Connelly: An Olympian impasse; Legislature after 193 days can’t pass capital budget