WASHINGTON STATE

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

Thursday, March 14

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Associated Press
Navy rejects more noise testing for Whidbey Island
Boeing’s newest plane becomes its biggest headache
In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be public
Students file lawsuit against colleges in bribery scandal
US moves to lift remaining gray wolf protections
Bill to update three-strike law clears Washington Senate (Darneille)
Report: Feds need better financial oversight at Hanford site
School bond levies will still need supermajority
Presidential tax return requirement passes Washington Senate (Kuderer)
State Senate OKs bill backing permanent daylight saving time
US moves to lift remaining gray wolf protections
Bill to update three-strike law clears Washington Senate
Washington Senate approves universal health care work group
UW teaching hospital plan passes Washington House
US grounding of Boeing jet shows limits of company’s clout
School bond levies will still need supermajority

Aberdeen Daily World
Congressman Derek Kilmer to host celebration of Maritime Washington National Heritage Area Act on Saturday in Westport
Updated flood maps add 442 properties to East County floodplain
Scientists and shellfish farmers discuss burrowing shrimp at conference

Auburn Reporter
State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington (Mullet)
U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision
47th District legislators to host town hall meeting March 23 (Das, Entenman, Sullivan)

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
State Senate OKs bill backing permanent daylight saving time 

Bothell Reporter
State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington (Mullet)

Chinook Observer
Political parties don’t divide legislators in the state’s 19th district (Takko, Blake)

Columbian
In Our View: Daylight-saving switch must be made in sync (Riccelli) 

The Daily News
Bill would boost special ed funding for local districts (Takko) 

Everett Herald (subscription required)
New cleanup plans unveiled for Kimberly-Clark mill site
Showdown on Inslee’s clean air rule reaches Supreme Court
Study that could pave parts of Mountain Loop nearly finished
More than one-third of US volcanoes are under-monitored
Hate-fueled crimes on the Eastside are on the rise
Editorial: Keep sun shining on government decisions, actions (Pedersen)

The Inlander
Long live daylight saving time (Riccelli)
Senate passes bill to vacate misdemeanor marijuana convictions (Nguyen) 

The Island Guardian
Grumbling Over 36 More Growlers 

Islands’ Weekly
Navy chooses to add 36 Growlers to NAS Whidbey Island 

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Kitsap Mental Health teams offer intensive services for families
A new federal law recognizes Washington’s maritime heritage
Opinion: Support bills that strengthen immunization policy
Opinion: Civil legal aid is crucial for many in our district

News Tribune (subscription required)
Pentagon Pushes for Weaker Standards on Chemicals Contaminating Drinking Water
New Rule for Transgender Troops: Stick to Your Birth Sex, or Leave
House Votes Overwhelmingly to Demand Public Release of Mueller Report

Peninsula Daily News
District 24 telephone town hall set (Chapman, Tharinger, Van De Wege)
School district bonds voting requirements to remain the same (Pedersen, Conway, Wellman) 

Puget Sound Business Journal
Friends of Waterfront Seattle incubates small business to promote equity
Inside the pricey, totally legal world of college consultants
College admissions scandal ensnares giants of finance and law
U.S. conducts criminal inquiry into Facebook’s data-sharing deals

Renton Reporter
State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington (Mullet)
U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision 

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Permanent daylight saving time clears another hurdle, passing Washington state Senate (Riccelli)
Seattle’s upzones would collect millions for affordable housing. Who would get help?
A significant turnaround in Everett as high-school graduation rates soar
Effort to allow Seattle to use traffic cameras to enforce bus-only lanes dies in Olympia (Fitzgibbon)
Advocates for students with disabilities decry trick allegedly used in college-admissions scandal
Opinion: A measles infection could cost my patients their pregnancies or even their lives
Editorial: Prioritize funding more school counselors

Seattle Weekly
Showdown on Inslee’s clean air rule reaches Supreme Court
U.S. is now grounding Renton-made 737 MAX 8 and 9; Boeing supports decision
State lawmakers seek permanent daylight saving time in Washington (Mullet)

Spokesman Review
Health care measures pass legislative hurdles before deadline (Chopp, Randall, Cleveland)
Opinion: State leaders wrong on I-1639 

Washington Post
At tense meeting with Boeing executives, pilots fumed about being left in dark on plane software
In overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, House calls for Mueller report to be made public
Universities race to quell outrage over bribery and cheating scandal in admissions
Colorado’s ‘bomb cyclone’ storm barrels toward Midwest
Mental health problems rise significantly among young Americans

Whidbey News-Times
Navy announces decision on Growlers
Year-round daylight saving time proposed for state (Mullet)

Yakima Herald Republic
Senate knocks down effort to make it easier to pass a school bond (Wellman, Pedersen, Hunt, Hobbs)
Washington Senate approves bill backing permanent daylight saving time (Mullet)
Editorial: Imagine a trail system running from our Washington to that other one 

 

Broadcast

KING5 TV (NBC)
Dozens of Washington bills die without debate in Olympia
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan promotes cancer research amid personal battle
Tacoma residents shape future of Hilltop at ‘Design the Hill’ lab

KIRO7 TV (CBS)
‘Block the Box’ cameras bill fails (Fitzgibbon)
Washington students will skip school Friday for youth climate strike
Washington free college program inches closer to Inslee’s desk (Palumbo)

KOMO4 TV (ABC)
Bills dying in legislature because of time constraints (Pellicciotti)
Bill allowing police to have access to traffic cameras doesn’t pass out of House

KUOW FM
Cleaner fuels could soon power Washington cars (Fitzgibbon, Tarleton) 

Q13 TV (Fox)
More cruise ships could come to Seattle with port seeking new terminal
Study will examine Puget Sound’s airport needs as population growth continues

 

Web

Crosscut
WA makes it easier for rural towns and tribes to build parks

MyNorthwest.com
Washington free college program inches closer to Inslee’s desk (Palumbo) 

Seattle P.I.
Church outside Seattle sues state over mandatory abortion coverage 

Slog
Facebook Says It Doesn’t Have to Follow State Law and Complaining About That Should Lead Nowhere
Bill to Study State-Based Single-Payer Passes Senate (Randall, Frockt)
Opinion: Washington’s Proposed Transportation Package Is the Opposite of a Green New Deal