Washington State House Democrats


Monday, October 15


Associated Press
Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care
Feds consider storing coal, gas for export at military bases

Aberdeen Daily World
Aberdeen looks to expand transportation improvement fund
Aberdeen police chief fields questions about crime at first community meeting
Aberdeen deals with fallout from riverfront camp restrictions

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Turn up the heat and take long showers, but pipeline rupture still may raise gas prices

The Daily News
Editorial via Los Angeles Times: A carbon tax is a good idea — so long as it doesn’t come with industry handouts

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Judges, lawmakers and the governor in line for pay raises
Cops share stories of trauma to encourage others to get help
Bloomberg: Report: Jared Kushner used paper losses to minimize his taxes
Milbank: U.S. economy is ‘crushing it,’ until it crushes us
Muhlstein: Postal workers rally, raise concerns about privatizing mail

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
‘How do you break that?’: Inside Western Washington’s new cybersecurity program in Poulsbo

News Tribune (subscription required)
Ambitious learning goals not met for the most part in Tacoma, Puyallup, state test scores show
How do Canada’s new pot laws compare to Washington state?

New York Times
‘I Don’t Know That It’s Man-Made,’ Trump Says of Climate Change. It Is.
Is Medicare for All the Answer to Sky-High Administrative Costs?

Puget Sound Business Journal
Amazon gives $2 million to Alliance for Education to help Seattle students
Observations: ‘Opportunity Zones’ could be what Washington needs

Seattle Times (subscription required)
‘Trump … blinked, Seattle won,’ Durkan says as police get federal funds despite ‘sanctuary city’ threats
Setting fires to control wildfires: a profound change takes hold in Washington state
Strong winds kick up a storm of ash, dust on Mount St. Helens
King County’s ‘Zero Youth Detention’ plan goes forward even as $232 million youth jail goes up

Spokesman Review
City to vote on giving developers, non-profits land for affordable housing
Washington’s capitol gets a clean dome
Early morning ‘zero hour’ classes give ambitious teens a boost, but is it costing them sleep?
Column: No special treatment deserved by Legislators when it comes to open records

Washington Post
As Hurricane Michael recovery begins, telecommunications, electrical power still an issue in Florida Panhandle
Opinion: We’d be crippled by a cyberattack on our utilities


How legal weed in Canada could benefit Washington state

Bellevue residents believe coyotes are killing their pets

More construction expected on I-5 Seattle over next 10 years
Developers wasting no time with KeyArena renovation

Orca Captured In Puget Sound To Remain In Captivity Following Court Ruling
Rate Of C-Sections Is Rising At An ‘Alarming’ Rate, Report Says

Seattle gets a win against federal government over sanctuary status
Regulators Discuss New Plans For Nuclear Waste At Hanford

NW Public Radio
Rate Of C-Sections Rising At An ‘Alarming’ Rate, Report Says


Opinion: WA’s death penalty can’t be justified until we fix the system
Opinion: To save salmon, orcas: Make landowners pay

Feds drop immigration threat to Seattle, congratulate wrong mayor

Income gains are not being shared equally

Seattle P.I.
‘Bird’ scooters zip through Tacoma thanks to new trial program

Rents for Seattle’s Luxury Apartments Are Falling, While Low-Cost Apartments Are High and Rising

Washington State Laughs At Federal Attack On State Net Neutrality Laws (Hansen)