Washington State House Democrats


Monday, Oct. 16


Associated Press
Women ID as assault, harassment victims with ‘me too’ tweets
Navy pays $4.9M in fees, partners with conservation groups
State attorney general joins health subsidy lawsuit
White House action raises insurance rates in Oregon
FEMA rejects appeals worth $1.2B over a decade
Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

Aberdeen Daily World 
Nonprofit effort seeks to preserve cultural traditions
$32 million private investment will allow Housing Authority to update all 10 low-income housing properties

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Washington corn ‘a hardy crop’ that fills gaps
Milbank: The Gospel of Hypocrisy (According to Donald)
Robinson: Abandoning Puerto Rico is grounds for impeachment
Schwab: One person, one vote and lots of tinkering
Editorial: End the ‘hostage’ drama on capital budget, Hirst

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
Health officials urge vaccination on heels of bad flu season
Olympic College again a contender for $1M Aspen Prize

News Tribune (subscription required) 
State set to participate in sixth ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill
What Trump’s latest health care order means for Washington
If you use Wi-Fi, there’s a KRACK in your security that could make it easy to hack you
Opinion: Selling out our salmon, heritage and health
Opinion: Trump health care order is a slippery fix

New York Times 
Once mocked, North Korean cyberpower is a global threat
Aiding transgender case, Sessions defies his image on civil rights
Fed’s Janet Yellen says the economy remains in good health

Olympian (subscription required) 
Chehalis district, FBI disagree on instructions for protecting students during sextortion investigation
Dozens of jail inmates have to sleep on the floor. Here’s Thurston County’s solution.

Puget Sound Business Journal 
US banks to introduce new anti-fraud measures after Equifax hack
Where do all the disgraced CEOs go?

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Yakima County remains among worst in state for sexual health
70,000 Washingtonians face higher insurance costs after Trump order, officials say
Hundreds protest Trump’s immigration policies in Seattle
Panel advises Seattle schools on better supporting black males
Fish traps for Columbia River salmon get another look
Spend a fifth year in college? Fewer Washington students stick around that long
Lawmakers ask Issaquah School Board to cut proposed property tax levy (Mullet)
Opinion: No one should go hungry in our prosperous region

Seattle Weekly 
DOJ: Seattle Police Are Complying With Consent Decree
Trump Move Will Send Insurance Premiums Soaring in Washington
Proposal: Tax Big Business to Raise Over $20 Million Annually for Housing and Shelter

Skagit Valley Herald 
Mount Vernon School District aims for 100 percent high school graduation rate
Operations at Atlantic salmon farms continue
Deception Pass State Park manager set to say goodbye

Spokesman Review 
State may remove busy I-90 eastbound on-ramp at Walnut in downtown Spokane
Saving Salish: Regional tribes aim to increase fluency for future generations 
Farmers go into the blue: Washington is tops in the country in blueberry production
Who’s next? Four potential candidates to replace Bill Moos as Washington State’s athletic director
John Blanchette: As Moos runs ‘wholeheartedly’ to Nebraska, who and what does he leave behind? 
West puts teeth into invasives prevention plans

USA Today 
Supreme Court to hear Microsoft email privacy case
Analysis: How Trump is unraveling Obamacare
VA conceals shoddy care and health workers’ mistakes 

Washington Post 
Blasts kill at least 300 in Somalia in deadliest attack of its decade-long war with Islamist extremists
Supreme Court to hear dispute between government, Microsoft about emails stored overseas
How the drug industry derailed the DEA’s war on painkillers
Trump to meet Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, accused of extrajudicial killings, during Asian visit
Why are Boeing and the U.S. in a trade war with Canada and the U.S.?

Yakima Herald Republic 
Editorial: State now recognizing extent of gang issue


Inside Politics: The battle for balance of power race LD 45

These Parents Used ‘Joel’s Law’ To Get Their Son Involuntarily Committed
Seattle Seeks Comment On EIS For Proposed Backyard Cottage Legislation
First Legal, Modern-Day Hemp Crop Harvested In Washington, But Needs A Buyer
Hanford’s Contaminated Tunnel Nearly Half Full Of Grout 

Cities Dream Of Landing Amazon’s New HQ And They’re Going To Great Lengths To Show It
When you buy cheap, someone pays
What happens when Amazon comes to your town? | Prime(d)
Firefighters Gain Ground On California Wildfires
Mindfulness Apps Aim To Help People Disconnect From Stress

Q13 TV (FOX) 
Commentary: Disconnect between City priorities and Sonics fans provides major frustration in arena process


Handmaids take the resistance to Olympia
Community leaders want Feds gone on police reform. Feds agree

Seattle P.I. 
‘Redemption’: Under new state law, sentence cut in half for teen killer

Friday lawsuit dump: AG Ferguson joins Trump lawsuit over dismantling of Obamacare