Washington State House Democrats


Friday, Sept. 15


Associated Press
Documents: School shooting came after troubling behavior
Suspect in school shooting said victim who died bullied him
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard among those costing billions
Forest Service spends record $2B battling forest fires
Federal Trade Commission to investigate Equifax data breach
Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay
Anti-sanctuary city initiative pulled from Burien ballot
Court: Washington state teen who sent image committed crime

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Many local students still struggle with math, tests show
Editorial: Nonprofit effort looks to connect Stilly Valley to internet

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
South Kitsap High students to protest crowding
State experimenting with wider striping to made highways safer

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Tacoma sues opioid manufacturers for ‘harms they have inflicted on the community’
As Trump considers bipartisan immigration deal, some set their MAGA hats on fire
Tacoma oil refinery wants to produce renewable fuels for the first time

New York Times 
Why Trump worked with Democrats: ‘He likes us’
Crude bomb strikes London subway, injuring commuters
CIA seeks wider authority over drone strikes
Humiliated, Sessions planned to resign after Trump’s insults
Trump’s support for law to protect ‘dreamers’ lifts its chances

Olympian (subscription required) 
Want to be able to grow pot at home? State seeking comments on the idea

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
King County pulls anti-sanctuary city measure from Burien ballots
Washington requires students, staff to train monthly for emergencies
Starting from scratch: Five principals work together to create their dream schools
$100,000 per parking space? Costs soar for Sound Transit’s Kent park-and-ride garage
Opinion: Sorry, GOP, there’s no tax-reform time machine
Opinion: Segregation worse in schools 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education
Editorial: Black Diamond skirmishes no way to grow

Seattle Weekly 
As Bruce Harrell Is Sworn in as Mayor, Uncertainty About the Future of the Office
Port of Seattle to Let Tent City 5 Move Onto Property in Interbay

Skagit Valley Herald 
Upper Skagit Tribe gets $500,000 grant for housing project
Letter: Supporting Dreamers of Skagit Valley

USA Today 
Ryan has GOP working group to try to find DACA solution
U.S. and Mexico set to sign landmark Colorado River water-sharing deal
Susan Page: Clinton determined to play role in Democratic Party

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Editorial:Short-term rentals must be addressed as zoning issue
Editorial: State lawmakers should follow records laws
Editorial:Lawmakers shouldn’t get per diem for extra sessions (Hasegawa, Sullivan, Rolfes)

Washington Post 
Why Trump’s DACA ‘deal’ is another humiliation for Jeff Sessions
North Korea fires a missile over Japan for the second time in three weeks
African Americans are the only racial group in U.S. still making less than they did in 2000

Yakima Herald Republic 
Masks make a difference when air gets dangerous
Section of U.S. Highway 12 to be closed for roughly two months
Nonprofit announces $1M in grants to help DACA recipients renew their status
Central Washington University wins diversity award


Ferry frustration: Long lines, empty boats on Vashon Island route
Murray’s sister: ‘My brother isn’t a pedophile’
School shooting suspect said he’d been bullied, got guns from father’s safe: Court docs
Spokane Co. Sheriff: Media, government and society to blame for school shootings
Washington learns disaster prep lessons from Hurricane Irma

New Seattle Mayor Harrell to decide by Friday if he’ll stay through remainder of term
New rules to curb rowdy behavior by students who commute to school via Vashon ferry
Sheriff: School shooting suspect likely to be charged as adult with murder

After MOU And Murray Resignation, Questions Remain About KeyArena Remodel
School Shooter ‘Enamored’ By Past Shootings Says Spokane County Sheriff
The Overcast: Amazon’s HQ2 News Ripples Through Hometown
Teen Who Took X-Rated Selfie And Texted Photo, Guilty Of Child Porn In Washington

Investigate Ed Murray, Amnesty International asks Northern Ireland police
People Of Color Are Living With More Polluted Air Than Whites Are
North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan
If You’re Eating Shellfish, You’re Eating Plastic
These housing advocates disagree about everything — except this one thing

Q13 TV (FOX) 
Suspect in school shooting said victim who died had bullied him


Seattle P.I. 
Washington cities ranked: Where workers are winning, losing

State Supreme Court ruling means Washington teens who sext could end up felons
Guest Editorial: Washington state should respect Tribal rights and court ruling on culverts