Washington State House Democrats


Monday, Aug. 28


Associated Press
Shellfish poison levels force recreational harvest ban 
Washington drivers sought for pay-per-mile pilot program 
ACLU sues Trump over transgender military ban
Trump expected to decide soon on fate of young immigrants
Gov. Inslee halts salmon farm permits after fish escape
ACLU sues Trump over transgender military ban
Federal judge clears way for Seattle Lyft, Uber drivers to unionize

Aberdeen Daily World
Family forestry event in Oakville shines light on best practices
Aberdeen council approves contract with ARM for Main Street USA bid
Here’s what Jeff Sessions got wrong on marijuana, according to Washington state officials

Bellingham Herald (subscription required) 
That wet start we had to 2017? It’s now fueling a late-summer rash of brush fires. 
Schools see bilingual students as future bilingual educators 

The Daily News 
Longview’s new special education director returns home
Rainier retail project to be postponed a year

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Edmonds has big plans for its Highway 99 improvements
Neighbors back off opposition to new industrial park
Harvey costs seen at catastrophic levels with many uninsured
Washington’s rate of HPV vaccinations rising
State to kill second wolf pack after more cattle deaths
Simoneaux: What would our WWII vets think of Charlottesville?
Editorial: Filing a flight plan for tax fairness, jobs, growth

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
Update on salmon escape in the San Juans (Ranker)
Salary negotiations, superintendent evals at SJISD Board meeting
Hyak scheduled maintenance
New providers for home health care in the San Juans

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Washington’s rate of HPV vaccinations rising but still not equal to a state that mandates them (Frockt)
Is Olympia lawyer the Democrats’ champion in complaint-filing war? (Chopp, Hunt, Hudgins)

New York Times 
Houston paralyzed; 6.6 million residents face days of rain
Uber said to pick chief of Expedia as its new leader 
Fatigue and training gaps spell danger at sea, sailors warn
Trump embraces nuclear overhaul, ignoring concerns 
Trump to fully restore military surplus transfers to police 
‘Dreamer’ plan that aided 800,000 immigrants is threatened

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Interest in cyberinsurance grows as hackers target small businesses

Queen Anne & Magnolia News 
Constantine calls for flat rate for Metro riders

Renton Reporter 
Plan ahead now for Labor Day travel | Department of Transportation

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Wild-salmon advocates file notice of intent to sue over farmed fish escape
Washington State Patrol moves to evaluate protocol in crashes
Seattle’s push to end lower pay for workers with disabilities: Would it help or hurt?
Life after No Child Left Behind: Washington state to submit plan for new federal K-12 law
Westneat: Paul Ryan picked the most awkward spot in America to argue for corporate tax cuts
Large: Holocaust lessons play a vital role after Charlottesville — just ask Seattle survivors, educators
Opinion: Making America polluted again

Seattle Weekly 
Why the Robert E. Lee Memorial Building in Kent Won’t Be Changing Its Name
King County Could Lose DOJ Funding Over Its Immigration Enforcement Policies
Judge Tosses Final Lawsuit Against Ordinance Allowing Rideshare Drivers to Unionize
Effort to Ban ‘Net-Pen’ Fish Farms Ramps Up In Wake of Spill

Spokesman Review 
City works to educate on upcoming housing voucher law
State study says it will cost $125,000 a year to educate WSU medical students 
Spin Control: Eyman’s suit falls flat
Editorial: America degraded by immigration politics

USA Today 
Trump resumes sales of military hardware to local police
Harvey will drive 30,000 to shelters in Texas, FEMA says 
Mexico offers hurricane aid to Texas, not for Trump wall 

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Editorial:Testing miles-driven charge to funds roads makes sense

Washington Post 
Harvey may force 30,000 people into shelters, officials warn 
Black-clad antifa members attack peaceful right-wing demonstrators in Berkeley
RNC condemns white supremacy but makes no mention of Trump’s remarks
Most Americans don’t want the wall, don’t think Mexico will pay for it and don’t believe it will happen
U.S. Chamber of Commerce vows to hold Congress accountable on tax reform 

Yakima Herald Republic 
Washington state’s national monuments not targeted, but others on chopping block
Washington firefighters hope that as fires rage, forest gets healthier


Pierce County volunteers headed to Harvey zone
Local nonprofit heads to Texas for hurricane Harvey assistance
Washington state halts salmon farm permits after fish escape

Lawsuits filed in Seattle, Baltimore over Trump’s transgender military ban
Seattle-area rescue and aid teams gear up to help Harvey storm victims

Black Lives Matter Activists To March In Seattle Saturday
Return To The Salish Sea: Pacific Pilotage Authority’s Brian Young
Reintroduced Fishers Are Reproducing In The Cascades

Should Seattle tax foreign real estate investors?
Lynnwood light rail line way over estimate — and feds might not pay their share
Seattle man erases Seattle’s school lunch debt, aims for rest of state
France’s Gender Equality Minister Wants On-The-Spot Fines For Sexual Harassers
Investigation underway for UW Medicine in recent Legionnaires’ cases

NW Public Radio 
Bitcoin Blows Up And Wenatchee Benefits
Rising Opioid Use A Factor In Child Maltreatment Deaths
WSU Students Demand University Act On Campus Racial Climate


Trump could turn back clock on tribal land ownership