Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, August 30


Associated Press
No alcohol sales to general ticket holders at WSU FB games
Officials investigating petroleum spill on Green River
25 years after Ruby Ridge standoff, radical movement grows
WSU dorm RA arrested in Pullman bomb threats
Washington state dairy workers settle lawsuit for $600,000
Trump pushes tax overhaul, says it’s ‘badly needed’
Public schools grappling with Confederate names, images
WSU student arrested in connection with bomb threats at dorm
Gov’t report: 28.1M in US lack health coverage
State hatchery contract lost after report of sexual culture

Aberdeen Daily World
Port officials: Crude oil no longer in plans
Hoquiam Council approves funds to bid on tax lien properties

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
State loses contract to operate two fish hatcheries after report of sexual culture

In Our View: A Taxing Debate (Boeing)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
How a UW Bothell class is helping untangle crimes
McCusker: Congress should raise debt ceiling — and then scrap it
Milbank: Trump’s weak response to racism unites Jews, blacks
Editorial: Getting help to Houston after Harvey

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Non-Profit Affordable Housing? | Guest Column
UW Medicine names chief of Orcas-Lopez island clinics
Fund scientific research| Letters

Kirkland Reporter
Spill response training prepares city staff to protect our environment

News Tribune (subscription required)
Councilwoman’s ‘rude and unprofessional behavior’ triggers ban on staff contact – again
State loses contract to operate two fish hatcheries after report of sexual culture
Editorial: Refresh Washington’s open government rules for digital age

New York Times
Relentless storm makes second landfall, in Louisiana
U.N. condemns ‘outrageous’ missile test by North Korea
Transgender order delayed by Mattis pending a report

Peninsula Daily News
Ground broken for redevelopment of affordable housing complex in Port Angeles (Chapman, Tharinger)
Hearing on new Cooke Aquaculture salmon farm in Strait postponed

Puget Sound Business Journal
Researchers investigate why women leave STEM
Low-income Seattle renters pay half of their paychecks to landlords, Zillow analysis says
Boeing, Alaska Air and Delta pump millions into Hurricane Harvey flood relief
Port of Seattle Commissioner John Creighton has words for lawmakers after latest Boeing layoffs
Dollar falls on concern over Harvey’s economic toll
Pets fly to Seattle for adoption to make room in Texas shelters after Hurricane Harvey

Seattle Times (subscription required)
A city of riches? Most Seattle filers make less than $50K, IRS data show
Shoreline motorcyclist on ‘terrifying’ traffic stop: Threatened at gunpoint but not ticketed
Westneat: In my dreams: How Trump should take on the Harvey disaster
Opinion: Ban Atlantic salmon farming in Washington waters
Editorial: Show you care about Houston with donation to charity

USA Today
Harvey to be costliest natural disaster in U.S. history
Mattis freezes transgender policy pending study
USA’s largest refinery shut down by Harvey floods
Waterways in Houston finally start to recede
1,850 leaders to Trump: Keep DREAMer protections

Washington Post
After record rains in Texas, Harvey now menaces Louisiana
With his tax effort in peril, Trump to pressure Congress for swift action
Transgender ban frozen as Mattis moves forward with new review of options
Pelosi condemns ‘violent actions’ of antifa protestors
Legal challenge to Arpaio pardon begins

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: State enlists volunteers in gas tax alternative


Homeless vanish after ‘Tweakerville’ cameras start rolling
Deputy who pulled gun on traffic stop investigated
Man with scissors attacks King County Sheriff, Chief of Staff

Sheriff nearly stabbed outside King County Courthouse
Atlantic salmon from collapsed fish farm found 60 miles away

Seattle Announces Recipients Of Legal-Defense Fund For Immigrants
Hatchery Owner Dumps State Workers, Contract After ‘Sexualized Culture’ Investigation
Atlantic Salmon Escape Fans Opposition To Company’s Proposed New Fish Farm
Mattis Puts Hold On Transgender Ban For Current Military Service Members
Washington Contractors Continue To Struggle To Hire Enough Construction Workers

The Loopholes That Allow Child Marriage In The U.S.
Two tours collide in Seattle’s Central District — with very different messages
Former Stanford Dean Says Overparenting Leads To Kids Being Unprepared For College

Why Are Atlantic Salmon Being Farmed In The Northwest?

Q13 TV (FOX)
Sheriff: Detective placed on leave after video shows him holding gun on motorcyclist
State hatchery contract lost after report of sexual culture


Seattle P.I.
Connelly: Lawsuits in Washington, Maryland take on Trump transgender ban