Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, November 1


Associated Press
State lawmaker admits he distributed “Biblical Basis for War” paper
Gone to pot: Marijuana shortages plague Canada

Aberdeen Daily World
Ocean Shores hosts summit on coastal issues
Comments sought on Grays Harbor Co. shoreline master program revisions

The Daily News
No matter the class, Castle Rock schools encourage reading and writing

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Suspect in bomb threats previously threatened Bothell office

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Auditor: DSHS failed to catch, report employee welfare fraud

Lake Chelan Mirror
State Senators visit Chelan County touring Hydro & Link transit facilities (Palumbo, Carlyle)

New York Times
Google Walkout: Employees Stage Protest Over Handling of Sexual Harassment
Ryan Zinke Faces Increased Ethics Scrutiny
The Fed is relaxing banking rules. What goodies are the banks getting?

Olympian (subscription required)
State Patrol identifies suspect in bomb threats to state Capitol office buildings
North Thurston Public Schools workers authorize strike but stay on the job for now
New Hunter Point bridge gives salmon free passage up stream

Puget Sound Business Journal
Market soared on tech’s back, then it soured all on its own

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Suspect identified in bomb threats to Washington state buildings
State is liable for children’s safety with foster parents, Washington Supreme Court rules

Spokesman Review
Open enrollment begins for 2019 insurance coverage under Washington and Idaho exchanges
Former GSI employee to lead statewide focus on growing Washington’s aerospace industry
Column: Once again, Washington leads the country in regressive taxation

Washington Post
Affordable Care Act open enrollment begins and will test Republican health policies
President Trump’s top economic adviser: ‘A federal minimum wage is a terrible idea. A terrible idea.’
Google employees worldwide begin walkout over allegations of sexual harassment, inequality within company


Seattle tunnel opening celebration announcement planned today
Seattle councilmember wants more oversight on mega project spending
3 tons of oysters planted in Seattle’s Elliott Bay to clean water
Two Seattle schools among first to use facial recognition software in US

Referendum for vote on $135 million public Safeco Field funds withdrawn

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Yakama Nation Tax Case, As Justices Interpret 1855 Treaty

Native women turn up the volume in violence, sexual assault conversations
Merck Pulls Out Of Agreement To Supply Life-Saving Vaccine To Millions Of Kids
What would it take to eliminate Washington’s rape kit backlog?
Anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise in the Northwest

NW Public Radio
Microplastics Are Turning Up Everywhere, Even In Human Excrement
Trade Wars Mean Glass, Screw Caps All Costing More For Northwest Wineries, And Likely Drinkers

Q13 TV (Fox)
Poison tests underway after ‘criminal act’ targets water supply near North Bend
Elections see hundreds of ballots tossed out due to issues with voter signatures


SR 99 tunnel is built. Why can’t we use it yet?
Authorities identify suspect in weekly bomb threats to Olympia

Child savings accounts are a healthy investment