Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, Oct. 11


Associated Press
2 men arrested in Spokane for alleged hate crime 
Judge declines to block Washington cyberstalking law 
Former Hanford manager gets $8M jury award for retaliation 
Trump taking his tax overhaul pitch to Pennsylvania capital
Inspection finds maintenance flaws at Cooke salmon net pens off Bainbridge Island

Aberdeen Daily World 
Aberdeen natives describe chaotic scene as Vegas gunman opened fire on concert goers
Scientists survey Pacific Northwest salmon each year. For the first time, some nets are coming up empty.

Bellingham Herald (subscription required) 
Firm that built area schools underpaid workers, should be barred from bidding, state says 
So many families struggle with childcare. They are looking to fix that. 
‘Super’ fish? Salmon may surprise you. But they’re in peril, and need our help.

Bothell Reporter 
Measure to ban county funds for injection sites will appear on February ballot
Hey Amazon, Bothell is the place for your 2nd headquarters (Palumbo)

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Ruling: Everett must negotiate firefighter staffing levels
‘Break the isolation’ at LGBT youth and families conference
EvCC’s Aviation Maintenance school celebrates 50th anniversary
WaPo: Trump’s frustration and fury hurt alliances, threaten agenda

Kirkland Reporter  
LWTech receives $275k grant for advanced manufacturing training

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
Report claims Harrison hospital falls short on charity care

News Tribune (subscription required) 
This is how the Democrats will protect Dreamers
Obama-linked group asks for temporary injunction against Trump voter commission
Firm that built area schools underpaid workers, should be barred from bidding, state says
Editorial: State’s seismic safety on shaky ground

New York Times
Military is waiting longer before force-feeding hunger strikers, detainees say
Kansas tried a tax plan similar to Trump’s. It failed 
For Republicans, ‘failure is not an option’ on tax cuts

Olympian (subscription required) 
Will proposed mental health hospital in Lacey accept more serious cases?
Commit a crime? Your Fitbit, key fob or pacemaker could snitch on you.
Editorial: Take a knee, America, and honor dissent

Puget Sound Business Journal 
The Amazon Effect: How big incentives can lure a giant
The Amazon Effect: How taxpayers are funding the disruption of the U.S. economy

Redmond Reporter  
Counter-rallies planed for Betsy DeVos’ visit to Bellevue

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Family lambastes Boeing after death of worker
King County Council to weigh measure on safe-injection sites
Central Washington University to offer free classes for high-school students in Sammamish
Editorial: Don’t take away ACA’s free birth control
Opinion: A plea to give peace a chance from nuclear-submarine epicenter
Opinion: This much is clear: Chris Hansen’s Sodo arena group deserves one last listen

Seattle Weekly 
Activists Pressure City Council to Find Nickelsville a New Home
Chris Hansen Presses Council to Move Forward on Both Arena Plans
County Watchdog Says Sheriff Is Holding Back County Police Reform

Skagit Valley Herald 
Too few returning chinook prompts closure of Samish River fishing
State taking comment on sewage dumping rule

Spokesman Review 
Sen. Murray vows to fight for Dreamers
Police make hate crime arrest after ‘skinhead’ suspected of punching black man and shooting his house
What Trump’s tax plan will mean to you; use our calculator to see estimate
Shawn Vestal: Trump’s trickle-down tax plan a boon to the rich 
Editorial: Quit smoking; you’re not in this alone

USA Today 
What Donald Trump is not telling you about his tax overhaul plan: Some will pay more
Trump has damaged Tillerson beyond repair
Republican donors, seeking a win on something, take aim at Senate GOP leaders
‘Guns don’t kill people; men and boys kill people,’ experts say
20,000 DACA teachers at risk
Supreme Court dismisses travel ban case in Trump win 
Trump to sign new order on health insurance

Washington Post 
Trump’s Puerto Rico video tells positive story, leaves misery on cutting-room floor
Ryan urges Congress to pass supplemental disaster funding bill 
GAO to probe whether Trump administration is protecting agencies’ scientific integrity 
Most of Puerto Rico has been in the dark for more than 21 days

Wenatchee World 
Summit aims to boost rural jobs, economy

Yakima Herald Republic 
Trump health coverage alternatives may pose risk to the sick
Editorial: Marijuana’s effect on road safety remains a glaring unknown


Eastside Senate race will determine the balance of power in Olympia
Amazon top exec to Seattle: HQ2 isn’t personal
Tacoma residents weigh in on homeless plan
Hansen: SODO arena project not dead; room for 2 arenas in Seattle

Kent teachers holding supply drive after district’s $7M miscalculation; district disagrees
Lawmaker asks Gov. Inslee to shut off I-405 toll lanes 

SoDo Sonics arena developer: I’m in this for the long haul
Candidates for Seattle mayor square off in debate at KOMO studios
Jury awards $8.1 million to Hanford ex-manager for retaliation

Parents Say New Building For Licton Springs K-8 Leaves Their Kids Short On Classroom Space
‘A Hidden Gem’: Restoration Completed Of Cabin Where Washington History Made
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration Aims To Look To The Future 

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Lawmaker asks Gov. Inslee to shut off I-405 toll lanes

NW Public Radio 
Betsy Devos Scheduled To Visit McMinnville High School
Senator Murray Proposes Bill To Help Families Pay For Childcare
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Says Few Taxpayer Dollars Used To Sue Trump Administration

Q13 TV (FOX) 
State: Sexually transmitted diseases spiking across Washington
Hansen, other Seattle sports fans weigh in on KeyArena redevelopment plan


Opinion: 3 areas where both parties can agree on gun control
Short-term foster care costs taxpayers millions

Washington Attorney General Sues Trump Over Birth Control
King County Council Will Likely Reject I-27

Dismantling the Clean Power Plan will not save coal jobs and Trump knows it