Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, Sept. 7


Associated Press
Billions of dead trees force US fire crews to shift tactics
States accuse Trump of bias in immigration decision
Washington and other states sue over DACA, but will it work?
White Christians are now a minority of US population
Amazon plans a 2nd headquarters, somewhere other than Seattle
James Patterson donates $1.75 million to school libraries

Aberdeen Daily World 
DNR bans all outdoor burning, expanding on local restrictions
1,500 sign petition over beach access

Bainbridge Island Review 
Rep. Hansen to press Legislature to protect DACA students (Hansen)
Senator Murray: ‘Sad day for our country’
Gov. Jay Inslee: Trump’s repeal of DACA is ‘cruel action’
Attorney General Ferguson vows legal action if Trump cancels DACA

Bothell Reporter 
‘It’s Outrageous!’ Ferguson sues Trump administration over DACA order

In Our View: Gorge Fire Burns the Soul

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Inspirational women of Boeing: 5 who deserve recognition
Muhlstein: Animals from Texas shelters find new homes here
Cornfield: Inslee’s capital budget tour is getting on Republicans’ nerves
Will: What does Trump think war with N. Korea will look like?
Milbank: Sessions is laughable; the end of DACA isn’t

Kitsap Daily News 
Appleton, Caldier will talk about ‘Finding Common Ground’ | Political Notebook (Appleton)

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
South Kitsap High welcomes more than 2800

News Tribune (subscription required) 
State sues Tacoma’s St. Joseph Medical Center, saying it illegally withheld charity care (Jinkins)
Wildfire near Crystal Mountain more than doubles in size, forces Mount Rainier closures
Washington state sues Trump over plan to end ‘Dreamer’ protections for young immigrants
Editorial: What’s love got to do with Trump’s DACA repeal? Nothing at all

New York Times 
Caribbean is struck with terrifying force
Facebook says Russians may have bought political ads
Trump backs Democrats to seal stopgap budget deal
Trump’s deal is a nightmare come true for the GOP
Amazon plans a 2nd headquarters
Democrats begin legal assault on Trump’s move to end ‘dreamer’ program

Olympian (subscription required) 
Wildfires at Mount Rainier, Gorge continue to chew up iconic scenery, close access
Washington state to test pay-by-the-mile as a way to fund highways

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Amazon plans to spend $5 billion on second HQ somewhere in North America
Deporting ‘Dreamers’ may hit home health care especially hard
Washington AG Bob Ferguson joins 14 other states in suing Trump over DACA
U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert won’t seek re-election

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Amazon plans to build second, ‘equal’ headquarters outside Seattle
Washington state sues Trump; says DACA’s demise shows bias
King County home prices surge 18 percent, most on record for this time of year
Student Voices: My class talked with a Trump supporter. Here’s what I learned.
Large: Beyond Dreamers, the U.S. needs a moral immigration policy
Editorial: High-tech 2020 Census: Grant it enough money to make it count
Opinion: Locking up guns, medication is a big step toward suicide prevention (Orwall)

Seattle Weekly 
With Reichert Out, Dem Hopes Grow
Dave Reichert Announces He Will Not Run in 2018
‘It’s Outrageous!’ Ferguson Sues Trump Administration Over DACA Order
‘My Dreams Are in Limbo’: A Seattle Dreamer Grapples With Her Future
Whitlatch Settlement Underscores Need for a New, Better, Police Union Contract

Skagit Valley Herald 
Fish and Wildlife officer recognized for saving boy’s life

Tacoma Weekly 
Column by Rep. Laurie Jinkins: We’re all in this together

USA Today 
Hurricane Irma: What we know, where it’s headed next
‘See you in court’: States challenges Trump’s DACA move
Former FEMA chief confident agency can handle Harvey, Irma

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Editorial: Congress has obligation to do right by Dreamers
Editorial: New rules for state public records access need review
Editorial: Free school lunches for all makes sense
Editorial:Effort to curb use of synthetic drugs welcome

Washington Post 
Trump cuts deal with Democrats, confounding GOP leaders
Facebook says it sold political ads to Russian company during 2016 election
Amazon to open second headquarters with as many as 50,000 jobs
‘Terrified and confused’: Seahawks’ Michael Bennett tells of traumatic police encounter

Yakima Herald Republic 
Employers in Yakima County scrambling to find workers
Thousands potentially eligible for DACA in Yakima County
Officials mobilize Washington National Guard to help fight Jolly Mountain Fire


Norse Peak Fire grows to size of Tacoma
Community paramedic program reduces 911 calls, saves money in Bellingham

2017 wildfire season far worse than expected across western U.S.
Seahawks teammates throw support behind Michael Bennett
Smoke grounds firefighting helicopters as fire near Crystal Mountain doubles in size

Smoke And Ash Make This Wildfire Season Seem Worse Than It Is 
DACA Recipients, Filled With Anger And Optimism, Plan For A Fight
Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert Retiring After 7 Terms
Tribes Worry Over Lower Columbia Gorge Coho Runs With Forest Fires

Are Seattle drivers really so terrible?
Wildfire near Crystal Mountain doubled overnight and is still growing
Antarctica’s sea ice dropped dramatically last year. UW looked into why
Bob Ferguson warns Dreamers’ personal information could be used by ICE
Washington’s Fish Farms Are Governed By Decades-Old Guidelines
600,000 Salmon Released Early Because Of Eagle Creek Fire
Washington National Guard Activated To Join Wildfire Fight

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Amazon to build second HQ in North America, seeks proposals from cities for $5B campus with up to 50K jobs, ‘full equal’ to Seattle operations
Wildfire haze should ease up through Thursday
Are Dreamers really the right candidates to expel from the US?


If Dreamers were white: Why Washington is suing over DACA

Seattle P.I. 
Connelly: Murray to DeVos — No retreat on campus sex assaults