Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, Mar. 27


Associated Press
Retired Supreme Court justice urges Second Amendment repeal
Police: Vacant mosque fire not believed to be hate crime
Spies posing as diplomats have a long history
Jury clears district of some claims in teacher abuse case
McConnell wants hemp removed from controlled substance list
Suspicious packages sent to military; Seattle man arrested
FTC is investigating Facebook over privacy practices
Decision to add citizenship question to census draws protest

Aberdeen Daily World
Hospital financial strategies will take time
Spying on Kitsap submarine base factor in closing of Russia’s Seattle consulate

Bainbridge Island Review
Students: Time is Ripe to Add Gender to Gun Debate

In Our View: Unforgettable March

Everett Herald (subscription required)
US says Russians in Seattle could spy on submarine base
Her first bill ensures better notice of wildlife relocations

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Mainland construction to cause San Juan Islands communications outage April 12, 13

News Tribune (subscription required)
State tsunami map predicts where 60-foot tall wave will hit following simulated 9.0 quake
Small victory for Puyallup as state Legislature seeks to invest in a full interchange at SR 167
Don’t like growth in Tacoma? You should probably move, because it’s not going to stop
Editorial: Slow but sure president pick looks good at Tacoma Community College

New York Times
John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment
Census to Add Question on Citizenship, Spurring Outcry
With Wave of Expulsions, U.S. and Allies Punish Russia
Trump’s Litmus Test for Judges: Shrinking ‘Administrative State’
Taliban’s Rare Silence on Talks Gives Negotiators Hope

Puget Sound Business Journal
Regulators bear down on Facebook
South Korea, looking to avoid tariffs, agrees to U.S. trade deal
Hotels hope that tax law will revive corporate meetings
Wall Street bonuses rise 17% to pre-crisis levels

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle-area home market accelerates, leading U.S. for 17th straight month
With closure of Russia consulate in Seattle, hopes for Pacific ‘partnership’ fade
‘We’ll see what happens’: For Russian immigrants, closure of Seattle consulate means frustration, uncertainty
Trump Russia announcement catches Boeing off guard; spying an everyday concern for defense contractor
Protesters of youth jail block Seattle construction site in latest attempt to halt project
Seattle School Board announces 3 finalists for superintendent
OpEd: Now are you ready to safeguard your personal data?
Editorial: Next step: Students need to register to vote

Skagit Valley Herald
Skagit County students march to end gun violence
Work to begin to clear Highway 20 over North Cascades

Spokesman Review
At SFCC, claims of sexual improprieties followed Darren Pitcher for years
Transportation projects in Spokane area poised to benefit from federal spending bill
ACLU to Greyhound: Stop Border Patrol searches on buses
Letter: Common Core not practical

USA Today
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens : Repeal the Second Amendment

Washington Post
‘The speaker is not resigning’: Ryan’s office dismisses GOP lawmaker’s rumor
Research firm releases new details on alleged Iranian hacking campaign targeting 300 universities
Federal jurors get their first raise in nearly 30 years

West Seattle Herald
See who’s in the running for Seattle school superintendent, and how you can grade them

Yakima Herald Republic
Despite strong job market, teens still struggle looking for work
Particulate progress? Officials say Yakima Valley is meeting air quality standards
Editorial: Users must be eyes and ears on poaching


Youth jail activists block construction site

Homeless camp on Aurora Ave. seeks permit renewal

Students Plan To Keep Rallying For Gun Control
Earthquake Early Warning Gets Big Boost In New Federal Budget
Washington, Oregon Attorneys General Demand Answers From Facebook
Trump Administration Orders Closure of Russian Consulate In Seattle
Washington Apple Growers Fret Over Possible Chinese Tariffs
New Top Northwest Wildfire Official Says ‘Not All Fire is Bad’

For Women With Low-Risk Pregnancies, Technology Can Reduce Doctor Visits
3 Reasons Gun Companies Are Under Pressure
Tumblr’s Ban Of Russian Accounts Adds Detail To Targeting Of Black Americans
2020 Census Will Reinstate Question On Citizenship Status
‘We demand action now!’ March For Our Lives
It Beats A Shelter. But Are You Prepared To Camp In Your Home After The Big One?

NW Public Radio
Washington Grizzly Recovery Gets Backing From Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke
Washington, Oregon Attorneys General Demand Answers From Facebook


Seattle P.I.
Battery Street Tunnel to become landfill