Washington State House Democrats


Friday, Oct. 13


Associated Press
Trump to issue stop-payment order on health care subsidies
Connecticut to join suit to stop Trump health care order
Judge lifts stay so Washington can challenge 3rd travel ban
Industry warns against Trump health care plan

Bothell Reporter 
Advisory group to discuss next steps for I-405/SR 167 corridor projects, transit performance

Jeff Sessions wants to stamp out legal pot, and he’s closer than you think

The Daily News 
911 board considers structure, cost of splitting from county
Washington lawmakers split on Trump’s health care order

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Muhlstein: EvCC’s aviation maintenance school celebrates 50 years
Commentary: More self-awareness could help build a better medical system

Commentary: This State Wants to Offer Universal Benefits to Gig Workers (Stonier)

The Inlander 
Funding held captive (Riccelli)

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
San Juan County to update public records requests to match state law

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
Court-ordered closure may force Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club to repay grant

Montesano Vidette 
OPINION: Let’s work together for a better Montesano (Blake, Takko)

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Centrist Democrats’ biggest dilemma: Where are the big ideas?
Washington firefighters heading south to help with California fires
Trump to halt Obamacare cost-sharing payments in latest attack on health law
Editorial: Will Peninsula boys’ deaths spur urgent road fixes?

New York Times 
Trump to scrap subsidies seen as essential to Obamacare
Trump won’t certify Iran nuclear deal, but won’t unravel it
House approves $36.5 billion hurricane and wildfire aid package

Olympian (subscription required) 
Opinion: Domestic violence is increasing in South Sound. How will we respond?
Editorial: Quick state verdict needed for Lacey hospital plan

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Trump to scrap critical health care subsidies, hitting Obamacare again

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Trump’s executive order on health care blasted by Washington state officials
Chris Hansen’s Sodo arena group says it didn’t get key emails from Seattle’s transportation department
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit Bellevue today — here’s latest on speakers, protests, traffic
Podcast: reporter Lynda Mapes on our missing martens and salmon, and a fish-farming disaster
Suspects’ phones led Northwest investigators to carcasses in one of the biggest poaching cases they’ve ever seen
Opinion: Life imitates art: ‘House of Cards’ and our political dysfunction

Seattle Weekly 
Huge Protests Expected for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in Bellevue
Trump Move Will Send Insurance Premiums Soaring in Washington
Proposal: Tax Big Business to Raise Over $20 Million Annually for Housing and Shelter

Spokesman Review  
Spokane might be socked with another snowy winter as La Nina forms
Arrest made in connection to Lake City High threats; school resumes with safety measures in place
Reaction to Trump health care order divided across region
U.S. long-term mortgage rates rise for second week, to 3.91 pct.
Equifax takes down customer service page after new hack

USA Today 
Social Security benefits to get 2% boost in 2018
Trump to de-certify Iran nuclear deal
Trump to end cost-sharing Obamacare subsidies to insurers
Trump makes cheaper, skimpier insurance easier to buy

Vancouver Business Journal 
Experts call DACA cancellation a detriment to community
Seattle income tax policy could impact Clark County

Washington Post 
Throwing a bomb into the insurance markets, Trump now owns the busted health-care system
Trump moves from firing shots at Obamacare to all-out war
Trump to set new conditions for U.S. to stay in Iran nuclear deal
2 percent federal retirement COLA set for January
Trump to extend March 5 deadline to end DACA if Congress doesn’t act, GOP senator says

Yakima Herald Republic 
Editorial: A corrections balancing act through having inmates work


Protests planned ahead of Sec. DeVos visit to Washington
Inquest ordered in fatal shooting of Burien man by deputy
UW study: Seattle cost of living over $75,000
President Trump to halt subsidies to health insurers
What does new health executive order mean for Washington state?
Seattle councilmembers float business tax to address homeless crisis

Lummi chairman calls bribery attempt ‘insulting and preposterous’

Wash. insurance commissioner denounces Trump health subsidy halt
Inquest ordered into deputy’s fatal shooting of man holding a pen
Large demonstrations planned for DeVos education speech in Bellevue
Seattle council members propose tax on wealthy businesses

Here Are The Northwest Places Making Longshot Bids For Amazon’s HQ2
Washington 4th, Oregon 8th In Battle For Economic Climate Supremacy
Snowy Winter Forecast Due To La Niña Warms Skiers’ Hearts
Progress Destroyed: Rural Puerto Rico Faces Continual Trauma Of Flooding Rain
Millions In Washington Affected By Data Breaches

31 Killed In Deadliest Week For Wildfires In California’s History
Poll: Majorities Of Both Parties Favor Increased Gun Restrictions
Oregon Poised To Send Recycling To Landfills
If you’re concerned about your tech privacy, buckle up for this challenging talk

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Cliff Mass says ‘preemptive blackouts’ could lessen chance of wildfires
Proposed business tax targets Seattle’s largest companies

NW Public Radio 
On National Farmers Day, The Changing Face Of Agriculture Is In Washington
Preparing For ‘The Big One’: Spray-On Concrete Could Protect Old Buildings In Earthquake
Snowy Winter Forecast Due To La Niña Warms Skiers’ Hearts

Q13 TV (FOX) 
Trump to halt subsidies to health insurers; Democrats call it ‘spiteful act’ aimed at working families
Trump administration delays decision on $17 billion Boeing, Iran aircraft deal
Judge seals a 15-year-old case of man who killed his sister as a teen in Mount Vernon (prosecutor asking for new state law)
Critics of Education Secretary Devos hope to have up to 6,000 protesters turn out for her speech Friday night


Opinion: All Seattle workers deserve a retirement plan
New council member wants a tax on big business

Seattle P.I. 
Betsy DeVos visit to draw large protest on Friday