Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, Oct. 19


Associated Press
Hanford nuclear site workers report possible chemical vapors
Storm leaves thousands without power in Western Washington
Washington gets REAL ID extension through October 2018
Trump backs GOP budget as step toward massive tax cuts
Edmonds neighborhood evacuated after mudslide hits gas line
Police: University of Washington student sexually assaulted
Families of fallen soldiers have mixed experiences with Trump, if any
Trump’s health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

Aberdeen Daily World
Insurance rates could rise 9 to 27 percent for some ACA customers, Washington state officials say

Bainbridge Island Review
Opinion: McCleary drama continues next Tuesday | The Petri Dish

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
High wind, rain pummel Western Washington. More to come?
Report: Stormwater pollution in Puget Sound streams is killing coho before they can spawn
Insurance rates in Washington could rise up to 27 percent for some residents — state officials

The Daily News
DFW struggles to feed elk, deer
Guest Editorial: One step closer to a better deal
Site of Amazon’s HQ2 has much to learn from Seattle

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Boeing rushes to bring back retirees as temps
Parker: How we keep #MeToo from being just another hashtag
Cornfield: Enough or not enough, that is the McCleary question

Kitsap Daily News
Olympic College scores three-peat in rankings

Olympian (subscription required)
Olympia one step closer to putting the Home Fund sales tax increase on the ballot
Editorial: ACA survival needs political good faith
Editorial: Government’s shameful role in opioid crisis

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington spells out state tax credits for local Amazon HQ2 bids
Trump qualifies support for Senate deal to fund health subsidies

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Boeing, reversing tide of cuts, rushes to bring back retirees as temps
As Confederate statues fall, this Washington town is creating a monument to its black founder
Large: Students need tech skills for more than just jobs — they need it to be good citizens

Seattle Weekly
AG Ferguson Has Sued the Trump Administration 17 Times
What to Look For Next Week When the State Supreme Court Hears the Latest McCleary Case
Bellevue Votes to Permanently Ban Safe-Drug Sites

Spokesman Review
Students share campus experiences with race and diversity in the Gonzaga ‘fishbowl’ 
U.S. didn’t have authority to try Kettle Falls Five for medical pot
Stevens County deputy fires at domestic vioence suspect accused of pointing gun at law enforcement 
Woman sues ‘hot pizza’ bicyclist who crashed into her along Centennial Trail

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Talk of bipartisan compromise in DC good to hear

Washington Post
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Trump suggests FBI may have ‘paid for’ dossier alleging Russia ties
What Sessions wouldn’t say was more revealing than what he did

Yakima Herald Republic
Washington state food aid organizations see need in spite of improving economy


Balance of power state Senate race sets new spending record
Longtime SODO business moving, says homeless encampments to blame
New Washington gun law aims to protect abuse victims
Outside money in Seattle mayoral race could set record, if spent
$10+ tolls on I-405? Not likely
Grieving father pleads with parents to help stop gang violence

Hanford nuclear site workers report possible chemical vapors

Earthquake Drills: They’re Not Just For Kids
Tacoma Jumps Into The Competition For Amazon’s New Headquarters
To Protect Children From Identity Theft, Parents Must Be Proactive
Dedicated Lanes On I-5 For Self-Driving Cars Get Ear Of Washington State Officials
Trump Warns Against ‘Bailouts’ For Insurance Companies In Bipartisan Health Care Deal

District didn’t want us to visit this struggling Seattle school
A prayer in Seattle, as travel ban 3.0 simmers
Northwest Job Numbers Mostly Reflect Regional Growth
Pentagon Tightens Vetting For Immigrant Service Members
Senators Grill Attorney General Sessions On Russia, Comey, ‘Sanctuary Cities’

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
Chokepoints: Milestones coming for I-5 Tacoma construction

NW Public Radio
Northwest Job Numbers Mostly Reflect Regional Growth
Washington State Playing Catch Up On Earthquake Safety Of Critical Buildings

Q13 TV (FOX)
Washington gets REAL ID extension through October 2018
WSDOT ‘short stacking’ some ferries to prevent storm damage to cars on board
Seattle City Council hopefuls rely on democracy vouchers to help fund race


So how many #metoos is enough?

Seattle P.I.
Connelly: A stealth bid to drill Arctic National Wildlife Refuge