Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, June 5


Associated Press
Report: Local governments not meeting electric car goals
Navy submarine commands underreported time spent at sea
Settlement in works over treatment of jailed mentally ill
Washington state sues Google, Facebook over campaign ad data
Health insurers propose 19 percent average rate hike in Washington state
Proposal to make Yakima homeless camp year-round

Bainbridge Island Review
Hansen chosen Legislator of the Year by the Washington Student Association

Capital Press
First Columbia River Treaty talks ‘very productive’

Adding up McCleary math: Long division ahead?

The Daily News
Here’s how much Obamacare customers in Cowlitz County could pay next year

Everett Herald (subscription required)
State money for postage-paid ballots might not be enough
When every student has a laptop, the lesson plan evolves
Editorial: Use FAA’s new review of Paine Field terminal wisely
UN office calls on US to stop separating families at border

Highline Times
Mary’s Place to open first permanent home in Burien

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Lodging tax grant funds available to promote 2019 Friday Harbor tourism
New aircraft maintenance facility on San Juan Island
Voters will decide on real estate excise tax for affordable housing this November
Smooth Sailings | How to ride the Washington State Ferries
Bay mussels in Puget Sound show traces of oxycodone

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Supreme Court rules on narrow grounds for baker who refused to create same-sex couple’s wedding cake
Bainbridge Police Department zeroing in on mandatory body camera policy, new equipment
Editorial: Time to take some action on plastic pollution

News Tribune (subscription required)
Opinion: No, Canada: West Coast doesn’t want your pipeline

Puget Sound Business Journal
Conservative Koch groups plan pro-trade blitz, as the issue splits Republicans

Redmond Reporter
Metro seeks public input on North Eastside Mobility Project

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Washington apple farmers brace for impact after Mexico imposes tariffs on U.S. imports
Attorney General Bob Ferguson sues Facebook and Google over political ad records
#MeToo makes it to King County, as council member rewrites sexual-harassment policy
WaPo: Trump disinvites Philadelphia Eagles from White House visit, citing national anthem dispute
LA Times: In a first, scientists use immunotherapy to rid patient of advanced breast cancer
Other Tennessee Promise facts to know as Seattle considers expanding free community college tuition
Editorial: Seattle’s future hinges on mayor’s picks to head police, SDOT 

Spokesman Review
Cake v. Flowers: Supreme Court ruling may not apply in Washington case
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley refused entry to facility holding migrants’ kids
Op-ed: How the Washington Fair Chance Act can expand your talent pool
Op-ed: Supreme Court ruling a narrow decision for a big nation

Tri-City Herald
Opioids kill a person almost every month in Kennewick. Here are the first charges
Fish for free in Washington. No license required for 2 days
State sending help to battle Benton wildfire headed toward farms
Justices rule on Colorado same-sex wedding cake case. What does that mean for Arlene’s Flowers?
Editorial: It’s a dangerous state park. And here’s why Palouse Falls shouldn’t be closed

USA Today
Opinion: Student loans have become our modern-day debtors prisons

Washington Post
Trump aims to split up NAFTA negotiations, deal with Canada and Mexico separately
Mueller accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering

Whidbey News-Times
Four people rescued on Mount Baker

Yakima Herald Republic
Take precautions, but don’t freak out: tick-borne diseases rare in Washington state
State sending help to battle Benton wildfire headed toward farms
Wildfire burns 2,800 acres of Hanford nuclear reservation
Editorial: If it isn’t emergency, here’s a better way to report it


Washington seeks public comment on SR 99 tunnel tolls
Tossing a cigarette from your car could cost you $1,025

2nd Avenue in Seattle blocked by deportation protest
Washington state sues Google, Facebook over campaign ad data

Activists block Seattle’s 2nd Avenue to protest U.S. immigration policies 

Washington AG Files Campaign Finance Lawsuits Against Facebook, Google
What The Supreme Court’s Wedding Cake Ruling Means For Northwest
Gun Studies: Permit Laws Reduce Murders; Red Flag Laws Cut Suicides

We photographed Ericka when she was a sex worker. This is her life now
Trade fighting could take a bite out of Washington’s apple industry

Q13 TV (Fox)
Jewish cemetery says it’s time for Seattle to pay up for damages caused by RV campers
‘There’s just nuances’: Public weighs in on 3 options for tolls for the SR 99 tunnel


After development deal, Black Central District residents feel ignored
Opinion: Why is Bob Ferguson attacking Native rights?

Will Colorado’s cake shop decision affect Washington’s gay wedding case?
Attorney General Bob Ferguson names Facebook and Google in campaign finance lawsuit
SCOTUS ruling on same-sex wedding cake case ‘appalling,’ Mayor Durkan says

Seattle P.I.
Connelly: AG Ferguson takes on more big players — Facebook and Google
Connelly: Washington health plans — big average 19 percent rate hike

Facebook and Google Sued by Washington Attorney General for Failing to Disclose Political Ads
UN Official Slams American Response to Poverty: “Homelessness on this Scale is Far from Inevitable.”

Without enforcement, Washington state falls short on EV adoption goals (Palumbo)

Thurston Talk
Evergreen Announces Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos as 2018 Commencement Guest Speaker (Santos)