Washington State House Democrats


Friday, June 29


Associated Press
ICE lawyer in Seattle gets 4 years for stealing immigrant IDs
Sweeping data privacy bill approved in California
Beyond politics: Facebook to release limited info on all ads
Surprise: Unions show signs of revival, despite setbacks
Court weighs lawmakers’ change to deadly force measure
Anxious migrant mother waits in US for a daughter taken away
Analysis: Majority of Portland arrests were homeless people
Agencies working to prevent crabbers from grounding ferries
Tribe gets restraining order in fireworks dispute

Aberdeen Daily World
Larson expresses frustration in wake of homelessness protests
Oped: Let’s get on with it and fit Trump for a crown
Oped: Three ways to defeat dysfunction on Capitol Hill

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Crews respond to fire aboard Alaska ferry at Bellingham Ferry Terminal

Bothell Reporter
King County Council passes sexual harassment reform policy

The Daily News
Weyerhaeuser workers hold strike vote, but outcome still unclear

Everett Herald (subscription required)
800 canceled ferry sailings due to tangled crab pot lines
Island Transit votes to keep its free rides
WaPo: Polarized nation quick to cast blame for newsroom shootings
Bloomberg: Prison operators could cash in on Trump’s immigration policy

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Experience with an opioid addict | Reporter’s notebook
Washington State Ferries staff releases public comments on long-range plan

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Crab traps can badly damage ferries. WSF is asking crabbers to watch pot lines.

News Tribune (subscription required)
Driscoll: Tacoma officials should be supporting immigration protesters, not persecuting them

New York Times
Amazon to Buy Online Pharmacy PillPack, Jumping Into the Drug Business
$16 Million vs. $4: Why Payouts in Police Shootings Vary Widely
All Over U.S., Local Officials Cancel Deals to Detain Immigrants
With Roe in the Balance, Two Republicans Hold High Court in Their Hands
For Survivors of Japanese Internment Camps, Court’s Korematsu Ruling Is ‘Bittersweet’
Editorial: After Janus, Unions Must Save Themselves
Op-ed: Without Kennedy, the Future of Gay Rights Is Fragile

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: #metoo movement in slo-mo at Capitol

Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle Department of Transportation works to prevent repeat road closures
Things have never looked brighter for the West Coast’s commercial real estate industry
Letter to the editor: Bob Wallace is wrong about arts and cultural programs
Opinion: Waterfront LID a backdoor approach to taxation
Opinion: Lawsuits targeting manufacturers will hurt state’s economy

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Capital Gazette shooting suspect charged with 5 counts of murder
Suspect in Capital Gazette shooting had sued paper for defamation
Amid horror in its newsroom, newspaper’s voice rang out
NY Times: White House waged quiet campaign to create a Supreme Court opening
House vote on overhaul of farm guest-worker program now reset for July, Newhouse says
UW President Ana Mari Cauce, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal win ‘great immigrants’ recognition from Carnegie Corporation
Father of three takes sanctuary at Seattle church to avoid deportation
Fueled by express tolls, state draws big plans for Lynnwood-to-Puyallup corridor (Clibborn)
Seattle offers to settle lawsuit claiming head-tax vote broke open-meetings law
Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested at D.C. protest of Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ border policy
Opinion: Pro: Janus ruling empowers public employees
Opinion: Con: Janus ruling threatens pay, benefits for all workers

Spokesman Review
Will voters have 1, 2 or no “deadly force” measure on November ballot?
North Spokane Corridor a harsh reality for homeowners, businesses still in its path
Sen. Patty Murray introduces bill to limit warrantless searches along U.S./Canadian border, including Spokane
Protesters question Basin City, Washington, ICE raid that lead to five immigration arrests
Op-ed: We must come together to address our wildfire crisis and our forest health crisis

USA Today
Is overspending catching up to these Power 5 schools? (Billig)
Poll: 31% of voters say second civil war likely

Washington Post
‘Today, we are speechless’: The Capital Gazette’s heartbreaking editorial page
Trump’s top economic adviser says deficit ‘is coming down rapidly,’ contradicting virtually all available data
Opinion: After shooting, will Trump stop abusing journalists? Let’s revisit that conversation about ‘civility.’
Opinion: Community journalists die while providing public service
Opinion: Trump is losing the country on immigration

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: Special ed needs special attention by Legislature


Students with dyslexia sinking in class as WA schools neglect to provide proper help
Washington rallies planned Saturday supporting families separated at border
Ferry crab pot entanglements costly for state

Tracking welfare fraud in Washington State
Judge orders Tacoma to pay $297,000 for records violations

Seattle homeless couple gets city-paid plane tickets to leave town
Community pushing to stop Lakewood father from being deported
Protesters pack up at Northwest Detention Center, but vow to continue the fight
Eyman challenge over I-940 heading to State Supreme Court

Janus Decision Has Implications For Private-Sector Unions In Washington
A Vulnerable Population That Is Also An Incredible Inspiration
SCOTUS To Review ‘Landmark’ Tribal Sovereignty Case

Northwest Ranchers Have Beef With Trump’s Trade Wars, But Still Support The President
Roxane Gay: Men need to read these dispatches from rape culture

Q13 TV (Fox)
Seattle police union says many officers leaving the force frustrated over city politics
Marysville family ‘in fear’ as Honduran mom faces deportation, seeks asylum in US
State Supreme Court weighs lawmakers’ change to police deadly force measure


Civic Skunkworks
Homeless people aren’t faceless monsters. They’re our neighbors.

Port lawyer: Harassment allegation, a $500K settlement and paid leave

Seattle P.I.
Connelly: Will Trump high court choice reverse abortion rights?
Connelly: Rep. Jayapal arrested in D.C. protest against “Zero Tolerance”
Connelly: AGs’ suit depicts EPA’s Pruitt as the greenhouse gas guy