Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, September 12


Associated Press
AP, other media sue for info from Washington state lawmakers (Sells, Pollet, Pelliciotti)
Washington state kills 21 rabid bats in 2017, 12 in August
Sheriff’s office posts meme about protesters getting rammed
KeyArena group proposing rapid construction timeline in Seattle

Aberdeen Daily World
Pride event in Hoquiam Sunday morning goes smoothly, for the most part

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
What did the Nooksack Tribe have to do to be allowed to reopen its Northwood Casino?
New record for days without ‘wetting rain.’ But what about the burn ban?
Ferry breakdowns hit Anacortes-San Juan routes hard during peak season
‘Any evil you can commit on a river has been done to the Nooksack’
Voter groups try to sideline politicians as states redraw district maps

The Daily News
Castle Rock’s Bike Park Blowout is happening this Saturday
Specialty drug prices increase at fastest rate in over a decade

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
College, tribe team up to offer night classes in Suquamish

News Tribune (subscription required)
What the end of DACA means for college financial aid in Washington state (Hansen)
These public servants think their records aren’t your business. We’re suing to change that (Pollet, Pelliciotti, Reeves)
Tacoma ready to make bid for second Amazon headquarters
Don’t click that email. State workers targeted with phishing scam, union says
Gender X option may be coming to Washington birth certificates
DACA recipients detained at U.S. border patrol checkpoint
Alleged killer about to be released in Lakewood from Western State. State senator says no
Editorial: Mentally ill killer unfit for Lakewood group home

New York Times
Florida staggers toward long recovery
Trump aimed to cut health research, but Congress adds funds
Trump will work with either party to pass tax overhaul
Right and left react to campus sexual assault rules

Olympian (subscription required)
You may hear screaming if you go near the state Capitol or Olympia City Hall on Tuesday
New program aimed to provide support and fellowship to adults with special needs

Seattle Times (subscription required)
In U.S. News rankings, Washington colleges stay steady, but critics raise more questions about list’s criteria
Mayor Ed Murray’s cousin: He sexually abused me, too
Power couples: Seattle ranks No. 2 in country for income of married people
Report: Washington hospitals stingy with charity care, with language barrier an issue
Oak View Group plans to renovate KeyArena by October 2020, spend $40 million on transportation
Washington’s 2018 Teacher of the Year: ‘Be fearless, be kind, get to know your neighbors’
Editorial: Get wise to fake news
Opinion: How to fine-tune your BS meter

Seattle Weekly
Bikini Baristas Sue Everett, Say Dress Code Unfair
King County Sheriff’s Office to Review Crisis Training for Deputies

Spokesman Review
Salmon advocates take to the water to call for dam breaching
State commission sets status of 8 threatened or endangered species
Hanford Reach fall chinook bite slowly improving
Salmon above Chief Joseph Dam on council agenda in Spokane
Spin Control: Facts secondary in jousting over special session and Amazon
Shawn Vestal: Olympia isn’t so different than that other Washington
Editorial: Politics infecting science, public health

USA Today
Irma’s aftermath: Death, destruction, 16 million people without power
Trump official: President may not link DREAMers to wall funding
Hope Hicks is officially WH communications director

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Time to build on lackluster state test results

Washington Post
Irma leaves millions in the dark in Florida
Middle-class income hit highest level on record in 2016, Census Bureau reports


$660 million KeyArena site announcement expected Tuesday by Seattle, Oak View
Seattle’s Spokane Street homeless camp closes Tuesday
Geekwire: Tacoma is making a play for Amazon’s second headquarters
Geekwire co-founder: Toronto front-runner for Amazon’s second headquarters
Dreamers face anxiety over DACA deadlines

Feds allow Nooksack Tribe to reopen Northwood Casino

Z Nation films in WA with the help of extended film tax incentive (Riccelli)

Once our sure thing, Amazon turns away
Columbia River Gorge Fires ‘Not Over’ Yet, Officials Caution
Lawsuit aims to stop vote on Burien’s sanctuary policy
Supreme Court Backs Broad Enforcement Of Travel Ban — For Now
Nuclear Attack, Immigration Enforcement, Pay-By-The-Mile On Lawmaker Agendas

 MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
New KeyArena deal heads to Seattle City Council
Seattle targets area under West Seattle Bridge for homeless camp sweeps
Amazon’s HQ threat resurfaces bitter Boeing memories

NW Public Radio
Boeing’s Drone Subsidiary Flies Missions Over Wildfire Bearing Down On Its Home
Chelan County Emergency Office Under Scrutiny
Moscow, Pullman Hospitals To Perform Gender Affirming Surgeries
Smoke From Wildfires Worries Northwest Winemakers, Farmers

Q13 TV (FOX)
Arena group proposing rapid construction timeline in Seattle
School district forced to cut routes, change start times due to shortage of bus drivers
State looking for volunteers to test pay-by-mile gas tax replacement


Smoky, unhealthy air could be new reality for Northwest

Seattle P.I.
Connelly: Calif., three other states sue Trump for ending DACA

Twelve more bats test positive for rabies in Washington state