Washington State House Democrats


Friday, Sept. 22


Associated Press
2 Seattle cops reprimanded for handling of rape allegation
Dino Rossi says he’ll run for US House in the 8th District
Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump
Former coach takes religious liberty case to next level
Washington lawmaker announces Congressional bid

WSDOT seeks input about Highway 14 improvements
Fall enrollment increases again at WSU

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
County councilman proposes banning safe injection sites
Smith Island habitat restoration cost to rise $1.2 million
Add deputies and bump taxes a bit, executive proposes
Geologists warn of landslides in wildfire-scarred Gorge
Editorial: Why Snohomish County should shoot for Amazon’s HQ2

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
San Juan County plans to build affordable housing

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Police are using new ordinances to ticket people camping in public or sleeping in cars
State sues Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center for paying immigrant detainees $1 a day
Editorial: Give voters one plan for carbon tax

New York Times 
Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads to Congress
Trump moves to widen sanctions against North Korea
Trump wants to ease rules on raids and drone strikes
Trump’s travel ban to be replaced by restrictions tailored to certain countries

Olympian (subscription required) 
State goes to court to keep Yelm sex offender from being released from McNeil Island

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Want to build by Boeing? Paine Field has land development opportunities in Everett
Op-Ed: Amazon, please avoid ‘winner-take-all urbanism’ in your quest for HQ2

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
2 Seattle police officers reprimanded for handling of rape allegation against sheriff
Plan proposed to fill Seattle Mayor Burgess’ vacant council seat
Oregon geologists warn of potential landslides in wildfire-scarred Columbia Gorge
Tacoma’s Weyerhaeuser mansion sold to nonprofit for nearly $5.9 million
New study shows prolonged sitting highest risk for early death
Boeing seeks quick legal fix to stop Bombardier
Editorial: Congress must challenge Ryan Zinke’s attack on national monuments
Opinion: This is not the time for U.S. to retreat from world community

Seattle Weekly 
Effort Afoot to Bring Ranked-Choice Voting to Seattle
Twenty Years Later, Local Sightings Is as Vital as Ever for Northwest Filmmakers
Ferguson Sues Northwest Detention Center Operator Over $1-a-Day Wages
Betsy DeVos Is Headed to Bellevue. Protesters Surely Are As Well.

USA Today 
CVS to limit opioid drug prescriptions amid epidemic
Trump to sign new order boosting sanctions on North Korea
In Obamacare repeal effort, all eyes on this Alaska senator

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Editorial: Sales tax fairness requires action by Congress

Washington Post 
31 states could lose federal health funds, administration analysis concludes
White House plan for massive tax cuts gains momentum

Yakima Herald Republic 
Norse Peak, Jolly Mountain fires will be felt long after they recede
UW president tells students she gets her spark from family — and them
Domestic violence reaches well beyond the abused and abuser
Mexico quake leaves emotional impact on Yakima residents


Seattle police union responds to FBI investigation
Port of Seattle files Supreme Court brief against travel ban
Lawmakers, Dreamers fight to save DACA
Online public schools a growing option for parents

Seattle looks at making buildings earthquake-safe; city to consider mandatory upgrades

Geologists Sound Alarm Over Future Landslides In Columbia Gorge
Live In Oregon? Equifax Doesn’t Have To Tell You If Your Data Was Compromised
Trump Administration Orders New Sanctions On North Korea
How To Soften The Blow From Recent Hurricanes And Earthquakes

Neo-Nazis ‘provoke violence, get a media platform’
Your feedback on The Record’s interview with a neo-Nazi
The Next Big Focus In The Russia Investigations: Social Media
Trump’s inner circle is the ‘biggest grifter convention in modern times,’ says John Nichols
‘We’ve Never Gone Through This’: Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Puerto Rico’s Electricity

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Nearly 2 years in, I-405 express toll lanes miss 45 mile-per-hour benchmark
Councilmember wants Snohomish County to take ‘preventative measure’ against injection sites
Why Washington is considering a third gender option on birth certificates
Kent School District is running out of toilet paper


Another legislative loser: Hugo House in Seattle
The state with a big tax problem? Ours (Carlyle)

New forecast: Big boost in resources for schools, but revenue still stuck at recession levels