Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, November 21


Associated Press
Chief justice criticizes Trump for ‘Obama judge’ comment
Forecast shows uptick in Washington state revenue
Wyden: Public needs more time to study nuke waste proposal
Government questions unfair student loan practices

Aberdeen Daily World
Federal suit filed against Aberdeen for restricting homeless camp access

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
‘Something wild’: Two Washington Dems battling to lead party’s House campaign effort

In Our View: Integrity Key in Elections
In Our View: Ferry Won’t Fix Traffic
In Our View: Denounce Bigotry
In Our View: Trump-Xi Talks Huge for State

The Daily News
Washington lands chief asks lawmakers for $90 million to improve habitat for orcas, salmon (via Seattle Times)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Commentary: A thought for how the food on our table is raised
WaPo: Whitaker got $900,000 as conservative charity’s sole employee

New York Times
Markets Are Revealing the Sum of All Risks
Homeland Security Dept. Finds ‘Minimal’ Risk to Border Guards, Undercutting Trump Plan
Turbulent Stock Market Is Flashing a Warning About the Economy
Trump Wanted to Order Justice Dept. to Prosecute Comey and Clinton

Peninsula Daily News
State Superintendent of public instruction offers funding ideas

Puget Sound Business Journal
Boeing’s first 777X test aircraft on track for 2019 flight after Everett workers join major fuselage sections
These 5 tech stocks combined have lost more than $800 billion in market value

Seattle Times (subscription required)
King County’s secret all-cash homebuyers must reveal true identity to law enforcement
Editorial: Senate should drop investigation into rape allegation against Joe Fain (Nelson, Billig)
Opinion: Invest in Sea-Tac, a critical regional asset

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Getting states involved in helping with US Census makes sense
Editorial: FDA must keep pressure on to curb vaping

Washington Post
Rebuking Trump, Chief Justice Roberts defends judiciary as ‘independent’ after president criticized judge who blocked asylum ban
Amazon tells some customers their emails have been exposed but provides few details
The number of abortions in the U.S. hits a historic low

Whidbey News-Times
Taking a ‘softer’ approach to beach erosion

Yakima Herald Republic
Yakima police partner with crisis responders to help mentally ill and save tax dollars in the process


Auburn special ed teacher alleges retaliation for fighting for kids’ rights
Madigan whistleblowers: Army ignoring advice of mental health experts
Legal action possible after black man told to leave Kirkland yogurt shop
Washington DNR wants to add more police
Failed Pierce County school bond revives supermajority debate
Steady rise in graduation rates at Seattle Public Schools

Building earthquake warning one sensor at a time

Sex offenders delaying McNeil Island release at big cost to taxpayers

DNR chief asks for $90 million; agency’s request aims to help salmon, orcas

Gobble, Gobble? U.S. Turkey Production Growth Slowed In Last Decade
Farm Bill Would Help Reduce Wildfire Risk, Perdue Says
Is King County prepared to respond to disaster in 125 languages?
After ‘wake-up call,’ UW rowers say let’s talk about sex and consent
City Light report rebuts ‘blatant sexism,’ though some disagree

NW Public Radio
Dread The Dark? West Coast Lawmakers Say It’s Time To Stop The Clock ‘Fall Back’ Routine
‘A Necessary Precaution.’ Washington’s Blind Lieutenant Governor Wants Security At Public Events
Beware The Thanksgiving Salad: CDC Says No Romaine Lettuce Is Safe

Q13 TV (Fox)
Veteran escorted by police from Kirkland yogurt shop pushes boycott, possible litigation
UW study: There is no safe level of drinking alcohol


Standing up for salmon in Alaska’s boundary waters

Current revenue sources coming up short of what our communities need

State Lawmaker Wants to Do Away With Stupid Time Changes