Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, August 29


Associated Press
Scientists say Harvey may be the soggy sign of future storms
Justice Department faces tough questions over travel ban
Trump: ‘All options are on table’ after North Korea launch
Trump’s turn to face tricky politics of natural disasters

Aberdeen Daily World
Commissioners request ‘pittance’ for indigent defense

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Former Washington National Guard leader dies suddenly, leaves large legacy

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Robinson: Nature has our attention; will we listen?
Editorial: Getting help to Houston after Harvey

Federal Way Mirror
Federal Way’s first Hearing Loop serves hearing-impaired patrons at new arts center
No capital budget stalls critical projects in Federal Way

Highline Times
Will Burien ban safe injection sites?

Journal of the San Juan Islands
An end to fish farming | Reporter’s notebook
Con artist scams hopeful renters on Lopez Island

Kirkland Reporter
Environmental advocates call for Bellevue-based Puget Sound Energy’s closure of Montana coal plant
Peter Kirk Community Center Advisory Board collects more than 3,000 items for homeless teens

New York Times
Deluged Texas braces for more rain, and years of recovery
North Korea signals defiance, firing missile over Japan
2 bankers are selling Trump tax overhaul. Is Congress buying?
Home Health Care: Shouldn’t it be work worth doing?
Apple’s Tim Cook barnstorms for ‘moral responsibility’

Renton Reporter
Reduced traffic speeds in school zones starting Aug. 30

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle leads nation in home price growth for 10th straight month
Icy spray, heavy pots may have doomed Seattle crab boat Destination, Coast Guard learns
Transgender JBLM soldier on lawsuit: ‘The core emotion I feel right now is determination and sense of duty’
Ret. Major Gen. Tim Lowenberg led Washington Army, Air Guard through post-9/11 conflict
Editorial: Help teachers help students: Support the school-supply drive
Opinion: UW’s Ana Mari Cauce: Together, we must stand against bigotry and work for justice

Seattle Weekly
Gender Justice League Sues Trump Administration Over Transgender Military Ban

USA Today
Harvey has dropped 42 inches of rain in Houston. Where it’s moving…
Trump after North Korea missile launch over Japan: ‘All options are on the table’
If Trump ends DACA, here’s how many students could be affected

Washington Post
Deadly Harvey now aims at Louisiana
Public rifts between Trump and some senior officials widen in the wake of Charlottesville
The Energy 202: Harvey sparks new debate over hurricanes and climate change
Trump: ‘All options are on the table’ after North Korea launched missile over Japan
Illinois becomes 10th state to automatically register voters, a Democratic Party goal
Trump defends Arpaio pardon, assumed ‘ratings would be far higher’ by announcing during hurricane
Trump pledges swift Harvey aid, says effort will be unimpeded by threatened government shutdown

Wenatchee World
School name discussion moves to petitions, politics
October conference connects youth to in-demand health care careers
NCW Health | A look at insurance company profits

Yakima Herald Republic
Judge gives preliminary approval of $600,000 wage settlement for Yakima Valley dairy workers
Editorial: Many products are made in Yakima Valley; more can follow


DNR: 119,500 farmed Atlantic salmon recovered

U.S. home prices surge in June, led by Seattle

A Trans Army Captain In Washington State Grapples With Trump Administration Ban
2 Lawsuits Challenge Trump’s Ban On Transgender Military Service

Not so great news for Lynnwood light rail
Rescue Teams From The Northwest Deploy To Texas

NW Public Radio
Forest Service Approves Exploratory Mining Near Mount St. Helens
New Test Program Looks At Options For Replacing State Gas Tax
Northwest Sends Air National Guard Teams and Medical Workers To Texas
Washington State Officials Say They Have Better Idea Of How Many Fish Escaped In Net Pen Failure
WSU Regents Vote Could Remove Hitch In Pullman-Moscow Airport Runway Expansion


Seattle P.I.
Connelly: Trump throws out limits, gives military weapons to local police