Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, November 7


Associated Press
Washington task force calls for whale-watching boat tour ban
Washington state orders killing of wolves from 2 more packs
Oregon voters keep first-in-nation immigrant sanctuary law
Authorities ID suspicious substance sent to Capitol Campus

Aberdeen Daily World
$6.8 million Hoquiam school bond passing
Tharinger wins re-election for fifth term as 24th representative

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Democrats won the U.S. House. Here’s what’s next.

Bothell Reporter
Washington rejects carbon fee
Bothell voters approve public safety ballot measures

The Daily News
Toledo voters overwhelmingly support school bond
Castle Rock school bond fails again in second election

Everett Herald (subscription required)
A wave of Democratic victories doesn’t guarantee their agenda
At least one local state House seats flips to Democrats
Radio measure passing; Arlington school levy failing
Parker: Remember Khashoggi? Because White House may not
Bloomberg: Mueller readies next steps for Trump probe with uncertainty at DOJ
Editorial: Winning election comes with expectations

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Editorial: Dissonance means Democracy

News Tribune (subscription required)
Disabled people have serious concerns about e-scooters. Tacoma leaders need to listen.

New York Times
How the Democratic House May Shift the Economic Equation
Russian Trolls Were at It Again Before Midterms, Facebook Says
After Loss of House, Trump Makes Overture to Democrats, Coupled With Threats

Olympian (subscription required)
Great news for your health: Ozone is completely healing itself, UN says. Here’s why.
Olympia City Council approves infill housing regulations

Puget Sound Business Journal
Election results: Carbon tax, soda tax ban, Seattle school levy
Democrats capture control of House; GOP holds Senate
Opinion: A sleep deprived workforce is an unethical workforce
Google workers reject Silicon Valley individualism in walkout

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Washington prison inmate awarded $549,000 after he’s denied pain medication for multiple sclerosis
700 people have been helped by immigrant legal-defense network funded by Seattle and King County
Washington state voters pass ballot measure to further regulate guns, including semi-automatic rifles
Washington state voters reject carbon-fee initiative
Editorial: A fresh start in Congress
Editorial: Here’s how Democrats should use their bigger majorities at the state Capitol
Opinion: My grandfather’s Star of David armband: Hatred and courage, then and now

Snohomish County Tribune
#Finish522 effort looks to Olympia (Palumbo)

Spokesman Review
City Council votes to bar police from selling rifles
Mayor Condon submits balanced budget sustaining police and firefighter hires

USA Today
Mortgage applications fall to 4-year low as homebuyers exit housing market
Russia’s Internet Research Agency may have been behind Facebook election meddling
Trump threatens gridlock, ‘warlike’ atmosphere if Democrats pursue investigations

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Op-ed: Judge’s order to save salmon is good start

Washington Post
Motel 6 agrees to pay up to $7.6 million to settle claim it helped ICE target Latino guests
Wells Fargo admits it incorrectly foreclosed on 545 homeowners it should have helped
Google’s hometown passes new business tax to cope with rise in tech commuters

Whidbey News-Times
Flags planted in memory of fallen soldiers

Yakima Herald Republic
Voters give a resounding no to Yakima Central Plaza
Newhouse returns to U.S. House, says he knows how to be effective as part of minority party
Republican incumbents Honeyford, Chandler on their way back to Olympia
Mosbrucker wins re-election in 14th Legislative District, Position 2
Two new faces in the state Legislature: Chris Corry and Jeremie Dufault
Manweller, Dent win 13th District House seats
Editorial: Students should take advantage of streamlined financial aid forms


Washington voters approve sweeping gun safety initiative 1639
Washington voters block future taxes on soda
Trump attacks Republican House candidates who lost, saying they should have ’embraced’ him
Washington voters reject carbon fee Initiative 1631
Boeing issues 737 MAX warnings to airlines

Q13 TV (Fox)
Women and LGBT candidates make history in 2018 midterms
Orca task force to recommend moratorium on southern resident killer whale watching


Opinion: It’s time to move Washington state forward

Seattle P.I.
Sound Transit exec up for big raise despite ‘abrasive’ style