Washington State House Democrats


Monday, July 30, 2018


Associated Press 
Report shows detailed projections for Washington rising seas

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Our distracted driving law has a commercial driver exception – here’s what it means
Watch smoke from wildfires in California, Oregon drift to Washington and Idaho

In Our View: Unite Against Harassment
In Our View: Charitable, This Isn’t
In Our View: Let’s Talk About School

The Daily News 
Editorial via Tacoma News Tribune: Holding sex offenders on McNeil Island wastes public money

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
A new Agate Pass Bridge? WSDOT takes an early look
Western Washington University exposes kids, teachers to cybersecurity through camp
Kilmer-backed legislation would let servicemembers out of contracts before deployment
Editorial: A not-quite modern class for WSF

News Tribune (subscription required)
Lakebay Marina’s future in doubt as owner wrestles with multiple investigations
Editorial: Holding sex offenders on McNeil Island wastes public money

New York Times 
Trump Rattles Republicans With Threat of a Shutdown
Krugman: Trump’s Supreme Betrayal
Column: How the Suffrage Movement Betrayed Black Women
Op-ed: Automakers Must Deliver on the Promise of Self-Driving Car Technology
Op-ed: How to Talk to a Racist
Op-ed: Think Summer Child Care Is Tough? Low-Income Families Deal With That All Year
Op-ed: Why Trump Can’t Quit Tariffs

Peninsula Daily News 
Traffic navigates around work on Eighth Street bridges in Port Angeles  (Chapman, Tharinger, Van De Wege)

Renton Reporter 
A look back at first year of E-DUI law
Legislation introduced honoring James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Two years later, homeless shelter in Seattle’s Harborview Hall expected to open in fall
College credit for IB program: Students caught in middle of confusion over new Washington law (Dolan, Pollet, Mullet)
Orca whale continued grieving ritual for a sixth day on Sunday
U.S. pot companies are going public in Canada because legality here is uncertain
Editorial: Accountability crucial for Seattle homelessness spending
Column: With gun-storage law, Seattle’s gone too far again — and at just the wrong moment
Opinion: Don’t allow cuts to women’s health services
Opinion: Early-childhood development offers a brighter future to entire nations

Seattle Weekly 
Future Remains Uncertain for Separated Immigrant Children as the Federal Reunification Deadline Passes

Snoqualmie-Valley Record 
King County Rolls on With Its Electric Bus Fleet Plans

Spokesman Review 
Amazon roll-out in Spokane follows growth in Prime subscriptions; among 7 fulfillment centers announced this year
Column: Gun violence’s toll on one family

USA Today 
How hospitals are failing new moms, in graphics (infographic)
Family files $100M wrongful death lawsuit in Branson duck boat accident; ‘duck boats are death traps’

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: When it comes to donating, use your heart and your head
Editorial: Sexual predators must remain on McNeil Island

Washington Post 
Opinion: Nearly a year into #MeToo, it is time to discuss bad guys who think they are good guys

Vancouver Business Journal 
Will trade war with China disrupt U.S. economy, markets?


Washington to sue over 3D printed gun plans
Wildfire forces evacuation of state park on Lake Chelan

NW Public Radio
Washington 5th District Race Draws Criticism For McMorris Rodgers Ads 
Bitter Brew: Northwest Craft Beer Industry Feeling Bite From Metals Tariffs 

Q13 TV (Fox) 
Wildfire smoke and your health: Do you need to worry?
Car fire on I-90 sparks brush fire near Cle Elum; WB lanes affected
Washington AG to sue over 3D-printed guns


Conservative activists find fuel for anti-union campaign in Seattle
Washington lawmakers hope to fight forest fires with fire
State AG to file lawsuit over 3D guns
Evacuations remain after rain slows Chelan wildfire
Could we learn from Spokane’s homeless program?

Seattle P.I. 
Long-awaited homeless shelter expected to open in fall
On the streets for years: Chronic homelessness in Seattle, everywhere, hard to escape
NRA sues to block vote on Washington’s gun safety initiative

“This Is Not Rocket Science,” Seattle Judge Orders Feds to Hand Over Information About Separated Families
Do the Mariners Need $180 Million in Public Funds?
Canadians in the Cannabis Biz Could Get Banned from Entering the US