Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, Nov. 22


Associated Press
Judge’s ruling doesn’t end legal fight over sanctuary cities
Seattle judge hears arguments on transgender military ban
FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

The Daily News
Port of Kalama challenges reversal of methanol permits
Guest Editorial by Rep. Blake: Legislators working together (Ormsby, Tharinger, Chopp)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
How stocks in local banks fared since the recession
King County sheriff could face felony charge in groping case
Editorial: State’s VW windfall should electrify transportation

The Inlander
‘Out of Compliance’

Journal of the San Juan Islands
OPALCO members get year-end bill credit
Skagit Land Trust to save Yellow Bluff and Kelly’s Point

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Faces of the homeless: Jake and Jasmin
Park service extends comment period for fee increase

News Tribune (subscription required)
Stickers at the pumps soon will announce how much you pay in gas taxes. Spoiler: It’s a lot.
Editorial: Let’s count our blessings, not bargains

Olympian (subscription required)
Port to protesters: No scheduled plans to ship fracking sand by rail

Puget Sound Business Journal
Will Justice Department’s lawsuit derail deal-making boom?

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Westneat: How to drill for oil in Alaska’s wildlife refuge: Sneak it through in tax bill
Major investor claims HomeStreet execs have mismanaged bank
Crime magnet or ‘body confidence’? Judge hears arguments in Everett bikini-barista case
Jobs that pay without a B.A.: the most lucrative fields in Washington state
Opinion: Test drive a potential usage charge on the road to the future
Editorials: State lawmakers are not above Public Records Act

Skagit Valley Herald
Grants awarded for projects to save salmon, orcas
Consultants: Electric ferry would bring added costs

Tri-City Herald
Benton County has these 2 demands for state pot regulators

Whidbey News-Times
Thanks, giving at North Whidbey Community Harvest


FCC’s Pai: ‘Heavy-Handed’ Net Neutrality Rules Are Stifling The Internet
Should wealthy PTAs have to share funds with poorer schools?

NW Public Radio
20,000 People Booted From Washington Medicaid Rolls For Ineligibility
A Call For New Laws To Curb Opioid Abuse In Washington
Burien Elects Its First Two Latino Council Members
Geologists Keep Finding More Earthquake Faults In Northwest
In Era Of Legalization, Illegal Marijuana Grows (And Busts) Continue In Northwest States
With Federal Children’s Health Coverage Uncertain, Washington And Oregon Consider Options


Civic Skunkworks
Predator Politics

Tacoma reckons with its racist past
GOP tax bill could turn 7,000 UW grad students’ worlds upside down

Washington State Wire
Seattle’s 2018 budget: homelessness, safe injection sites, and police outreach