Washington State House Democrats


Monday, November 5


Associated Press
The Latest: Trial starts over census citizenship question
Police: Dangerous batch of drug likely causing overdoses in Olympia

Aberdeen Daily World
Aberdeen restricts who can enter homeless camps

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Large-scale renewable diesel plant could be coming to Whatcom County
After a raid in Whatcom County, here’s how the community is helping undocumented workers

Camas Washougal Post Record
Washougal welcomes women of influence (Cleveland)

In Our View: Testing Rape Kits a Priority

The Daily News
Third Rural Jobs Summit scheduled next week

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Dam demolition would let Pilchuck River run free
No, a Discover Pass doesn’t permit chopping down big trees
Judge: Police reports at Washington psychiatric hospital are public
WaPo: High court declines to extend halt to climate change lawsuit

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Celebrate orca recovery on Nov. 10

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Fast ferry to sail from Kingston beginning Nov. 26

News Tribune (subscription required)
Police reports tied to Western State Hospital patients are public records, judge rules
Opinion: Fair overtime pay is needed in Washington

New York Times
Supreme Court Lets Youths’ Case Demanding Climate Action Proceed
Inside the Trump Administration’s Fight to Add a Citizenship Question to the Census 

Peninsula Daily News
Clallam commissioner: Gains seen in opioid epidemic
Jefferson County Winter Shelter already at capacity, seeing increase in seniors

Puget Sound Business Journal
Paul Allen is PSBJ’s 2018 Executive of the Year
Opinion: Washington state’s three-tier privatized liquor system is working

Renton Reporter
Real-world work experience incorporated into school life

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle-area company helps fringe site Gab return in wake of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
Despite critical audit, county likely to name new head of public-defense department
How popular are Uber and Lyft in Seattle? Ridership numbers kept secret until recently give us a clue
North Bend neighborhood told not to drink water after contamination found
Spokesman-Review: Washington state lawmaker Matt Shea defends advocacy for ‘Holy Army’ as Spokane sheriff refers his writings to FBI
Spokane’s two medical schools draw more new docs to Eastern Washington
Editorial: T-Mobile delivers another wake-up call
Opinion: Let’s talk about dementia to bring it out of the shadows

Spokesman Review
Sexual assault victims can track their kits with new system
Ammon Bundy says he never meant to create a movement. But one exists in Idaho.
Fed likely to keep rates on hold and sketch a bright outlook
Social media threat made against Lewis and Clark High school

USA Today
FDA approves opioid painkiller 1,000 times stronger than morphine

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: High court ruling should boost safety for foster kids
Judge: Police reports at psychiatric hospital are public

Washington Post
Yes exercise really does play a role in weight loss
‘We were never taught’: Young Jews in the U.S. encounter anti-Semitism firsthand
Amazon, Facebook and Google are all being looked at for antitrust violations, Trump says


Domestic violence advocates share resources after Seattle Center stabbing
Washington ballot security better than most states

Despite Warnings, FDA Approves Potent New Opioid Painkiller


SDOT tells business owners to remove no-parking signs for homeless
Group of REI employees call for boycott of their own company
Amazon reportedly close to naming HQ2