Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, Apr. 10


Associated Press
Court: Women can’t be paid less than men based on past wages
State denies oyster growers’ request to use pesticide
State Supreme Court adopts rule to ensure unbiased jury
Abandoned bicycles a problem for Coast Guard, ferries

Aberdeen Daily World
Group looking to clear out riverfront camps clashes with others during visit
Oyster growers banned from using pesticide

Bainbridge Island Review
Corsetti is new principal for Commodore Options School

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
This Kennewick man died far too young. The governor noticed his final act 
Wildlife officials seek new garbage cans after bear deaths 
California pot regulators send cease order to 954 businesses 
Insurance claim costs for dog bites in Washington reached $13.7 million last year, study says 

In Our View: WSUV Makes a Difference

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Everett neighbors endure burglaries, drugs — and now bullets
Editorial: A growing threat to local coverage of news

Kitsap Daily News
Washington Student Association recently named Rep. Drew Hansen 2018 Legislator of the Year (Hansen)

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Coast Guard, Ferries: Don’t forget your bike on the boat

News Tribune (subscription required)
Puyallup Tribe, PSE in showdown over Tacoma natural-gas plant
Americans owe three times as much for student loans as they did a decade ago
A PLU worker started a conversation about race. The area peace prize panel was listening
Some Guard members start arriving at US-Mexico border
Editorial: Give churches leeway to help homeless

New York Times
F.B.I. Raids Office of Trump Lawyer Who Paid Accuser
Trump Denounces Raid as ‘Attack on Our Country’
Trump Cancels Trip to Latin America, Citing Crisis in Syria
Mueller Investigating Ukrainian’s Payment for Trump Talk
Iran-Israel Conflict Escalates in Shadow of Syrian Civil War
Federal Deficit Projected to Top $1 Trillion by 2020

Peninsula Daily News
Clallam official: Get ahead of Ecology on ‘Hirst Fix’

Puget Sound Business Journal
Credit card signatures are about to become extinct in the U.S.
The 10-year baby window that is the key to the women’s pay gap
Poised to balloon to $1 trillion, U.S. deficit fuels fear of crisis

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle still doesn’t know what to do with thousands of people living in vehicles
Jeanette Woldseth, Washington’s first female firefighter, was a self-effacing pioneer
Students protest possible closure of UW Medical laundry; 100 jobs at risk
Americans owe three times as much for student loans as they did a decade ago
Snohomish County bus line secures federal funding despite Trump threats
Opinion: Decry torture and Islamophobia: Senate must reject Haspel, Pompeo
Editorial: Better civics education in schools? Yes, please (Dolan)

Spokesman Review
Op-ed: Tree fruit growers: it’s time to protect Dreamers

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: We need cleaner air regardless of EPA 

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Statewide crackdown on distracted drivers welcome

Washington Post
Trump’s attorney under investigation for possible bank fraud, campaign finance violations
Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert resigns as turnover continues in the Trump administration
Trump cancels trip to Latin America, cites need to monitor U.S. response to Syria attack
Facing trade war with U.S., China’s Xi renews vow to open markets, import more
Editorial: Congress, stop delaying DACA
Editorial: A few cruise missiles from Trump won’t stop Syria’s war crimes
Editorial: At last, Virginia Republicans might allow their state better Medicaid

Yakima Herald Republic
This Kennewick man died far too young. The governor noticed his final act
Americans owe three times as much for student loans as they did a decade ago


Fat bears feasting on trash dying early near Cascade foothills

State wildlife experts: Bear getting large, dying early in communities along I-90 corridor
National #EqualPayDay: Studies highlight wage disparities between women and men

UW Postdocs Are Trying To Unionize. But What Is A Postdoc, Anyway?
Washington Supreme Court Could Decide Constitutionality Of Death Penalty
Central Washington Jurisdictions Call ‘Time Out’ On Bitcoin Boom
Wash. Eighth Graders Performed Better Than The National Average In Math And Reading
Tariffed Northwest Cherries Don’t Have Much Time To Sort Out A Marketing Strategy

Women Can’t Have Prior Salaries Used Against Them, Court Says In Equal Pay Case
Cyclists pedal across the Alaskan Way Viaduct one last time


Seattle’s gender wage gap is worse than we thought

Seattle P.I.
Shucking decision: Ecology says no to Willapa Bay oyster growers (Blake)
Report: Poorest in Seattle pay biggest share of taxes
Connelly: Oil pipeline and BC oil port “will be built” says Trudeau

UW Students Occupy Building to Protest Closure of Unionized Laundry