Washington State House Democrats


Monday, June 11


Associated Press
Supreme Court allows Ohio, other state voter purges
Democratic lawmaker challenges Pruitt on EPA public records
Supreme Court tie favors Indian tribes in Washington state culvert fight
Latest CEO at troubled Western State psychiatric hospital leaving post
More than 200 new laws took effect in Washington this week
Center for Biological Diversity threatens lawsuit over habitat protection for orcas
Supreme Court: States can purge voters who don’t vote or respond to warnings
Lawsuit: Washington jail must provide addiction treatment

Aberdeen Daily World
Armory Building up in smoke
Aberdeen High School to host active shooter training in August

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
ACLU lawsuit demands jail opioid treatment. Whatcom was already working on this plan.
Here’s when more dental and behavioral health care is coming to north Whatcom County

Bothell Reporter
Western Washington could see more wildfires this year

Not enough room in county for affordable housing?
In Our View: A Tale of Two Pipelines

Everett Herald (subscription required)
A glowing pitch to entice Boeing avoids some touchy issues
18-story building will house Lynnwood’s next generation
Families to get more time to adjust to new school boundaries

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Mentors help pave the way for first-generation college-bound students (Hansen)
No more free breakfast for all at Bremerton School District
Last juvenile sentenced to die in Washington re-sentenced to 48 years
Op-ed: A promise our community should keep

News Tribune (subscription required)
Puget Sound waters are turning orange and Cascade snow is becoming pink. Neither are good signs
With $53 million inspection report upcoming, interim chief to leave Western State Hospital
Editorial: Message to harassed female teachers: Don’t give up, vindication at hand

New York Times
Supreme Court Upholds Ohio’s Purge of Voting Rolls
Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Homeless tent camps belong outside city core

Peninsula Daily News
Legislature gives schools more money but also more earmarks (Van De Wege, Tharinger, Chapman)

Puget Sound Business Journal
Facebook is looking for more space in Redmond, sources say
The repeal of net neutrality is official. Here’s how that could affect you.
Boeing invests $100 million in workforce development programs

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima is still sliding, but may be slowing down
Here’s how the state deals with cars abandoned along Washington freeways
South King County tries to ride the development wave. Will an immigrant community be crushed?
FYI Guy: 50 software developers a week: Here’s who’s moving to Seattle
Westneat: The blind force of Seattle’s real-estate rush may bulldoze historic house
Rep. Jayapal meets 174 asylum-seeking women, many separated from children, at SeaTac prison
Seattle mayor, others condemn Trump administration crackdown on asylum seekers entering U.S. without permission
They survived a school shooting as freshmen. Four years later, a diploma doesn’t erase the pain.
Editorial: Gun control and head tax are up to voters, not special interests
Editorial: Colorado baker’s case not a license to discriminate
Opinion: Where’s the challenge, and pride, in free college regardless of GPA?
Opinion: Bravely sharing his own struggles, Randy Revelle advocated for the mentally ill
Opinion: Seattle must deliver on promised transit, sidewalk and bike projects

Spokesman Review
Enough credit and blame to go around on McCleary
In a first, Spokane was top choice for all incoming UW medical students in Spokane
Washington hops bring the flavor to booming craft beer industry
Op-ed: Senators must choose healthy people and wildlife over mining companies

Washington Post
Trump accuses Canadian leader of being ‘dishonest’ and ‘weak’
Pompeo on Trump’s diplomatic crisis: ‘There are always irritants in relationships’
Supreme Court upholds Ohio’s way of removing infrequent voters from rolls
Trump meets with Singapore leader as U.S. races to finalize details for North Korea summit

Yakima Herald Republic
Big win for tribes as Supreme Court refuses to review culvert ruling, could cost state almost $2 billion


Washington planning next large-scale drill for ‘The Big One’
WA AG Bob Ferguson considering suing over policy over undocumented mothers
Drone video captures devastating fire at Aberdeen Armory Building

Washington AG Ferguson considering suit over immigrant family separations

SR 512 Park & Ride in Lakewood to close for 4 months starting Monday
‘It was outrageous,’ Jayapal says many of 174 women detained in SeaTac separated from kids

Navy, Tribes Work To Make Two Missions Coexist On One Island

Solar Energy Developers Eager To Lease Washington State-Owned Grazing Lands

Q13 TV (Fox)
Group says they have enough signatures to put Seattle’s head tax on the November ballot
Aberdeen mayor says recovery efforts are underway after fire: ‘Our history is not lost’
The Divide: The ‘public input’ hoax


Hundreds turn out to support detained mothers: ‘This is not who America is’
Opinion: Veteran homelessness decreased. Seattle should learn from that

Seattle P.I.
Protesters rally for asylum-seeking mothers detained in SeaTac

Rattlesnake Ridge Slide Slows Down, Racist Leaflets Left Around Bellevue, North Korean Summit Upon Us
Rep. Jayapal Met With Asylum Seekers Held at SeaTac Prison
Liquor and Cannabis Board Hires Controversial Deputy Director