Washington State House Democrats


Friday, Apr. 27


Associated Press
Court allows Pasco nurses to sue hospital as group 
Northwest medical waste treatment plant fined for pollution 
Corrosive liquid spill contained at Washington state mill
Tons of legal marijuana leave Oregon regulators awash in data
GOP-led House panel officially clears Trump in Russia probe
Federal agency says it lost track of 1,475 migrant children

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
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Everett Herald (subscription required)
It appears voters have approved the Sno-Isle Libraries levy
Skilled trades get their day at school
Gun rights advocates won the battle but may lose the war
Milbank: Prejudice behind the policy should matter to court
Editorial: Teens need more than abstinence-only education

Journal of the San Juan Islands
San Juan Island School District implements hiring freeze after large support for levy renewal

News Tribune (subscription required)
Days before eviction, Tiki residents get an extension as Tacoma passes a Tenants Rights Code
Opinion: Don’t be an accidental drug pusher; try new way to discard old meds

New York Times
Korean Leaders Meet, Eyeing a Peace Free of Nuclear Arms
Korea Summit Is Short on Details, but Long on Theater
Cosby Found Guilty of Sexual Assault After Years of Claims
Russian Lawyer Had Closer Ties to Kremlin Than She Let On
House Panel Issues Report on Russian Election Meddling
Genealogy Site Led to Break in Golden State Killer Case

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: State spends too little to help smokers quit

Puget Sound Business Journal
China’s new rules have resulted in a big dropoff in Puget Sound-area real estate investments
Fed officials worry the economy is too good. Workers still feel left behind.

Queen Anne & Magnolia News
Lawmakers to host “drop-in” town hall May 6 (Carlyle, Tarleton, Frame)

Seattle Times (subscription required)
North and South Korea agree to work toward ‘common goal’ of denuclearization
Solar panels on farmland? In Central Washington, that stirs a fight. 
Domestic sheep program aims to ease problems for bighorns
Statewide survey asks Washington what’s left to pay for in public schools
Opinion: Will Washington voters warm to a new carbon tax initiative?
Editorial: Al Swift as statesman, not politician (Carlyle)

Spokesman Review
At home but still on the street: Valley ordinance would limit stay of occupied RVs
Local police collect medications for Saturday National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Washington Post
U.S. intelligence, FBI accused of failures by House Republicans in Russia report
North and South Korea agree to work toward ‘common goal’ of denuclearization
Amid allegations against Lauer and Brokaw, NBC faces doubts on harassment reforms
U.S. economy grew faster than expected in first quarter since Trump’s tax cuts
Officials used genealogy site and DNA to find ‘Golden State Killer’ suspect decades after crimes

Yakima Herald Republic
Solar panels on farmland? In Central Washington, that stirs a fight.
No fine issued for Hanford industrial accident after worker breaks vertebrae
Editorial: Yakima Valley youths receive well-deserved recognition


Evicted Tacoma low-income tenants get move out extension
Rape kit backlog blamed in second assault in Tumwater (Orwall)

Evicted Tacoma residents given extension on move out date
Hit-and-run crashes on the rise nationally and locally
Cut in line, get a fine at state ferry terminals

Washington Shuts Down Care Provider For Disabled Adults, Now Families Face Tough Decisions
Northwest Tribes Noticeably Absent in Columbia River Treaty Renegotiations
Nonprofits Abuzz With Efforts to Support Northwest Bees
KNKX Wins 2018 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award
The Puget Sound Region Prepares For May Day
Study: Many Homeless Families Just Need A Boost To Stay Off The Streets

Q13 TV (FOX)
Homeless camp in Green Lake to be moved after neighbors voice outrage
City of Tacoma tries to help dozens of residents being forced out of apartments


Have a Bunch of Unused Prescription Drugs? Here’s Where to Get Rid of Them Tomorrow
Park Purists Challenge Affordable Housing Plan for Fort Lawton
Slog AM: Shots Fired on UW Campus Last Night, Arrest Made in Wallingford Murder, Peace in Korea