Washington State House Democrats


Monday, June 10


Associated Press
Records fight before Washington state Supreme Court
AG sues Trump administration over water quality standards
Judge rules Comcast charges violated Washington state law

Aberdeen Daily World
Museum board interested in Boeing Building for new Aberdeen Museum of History

Arlington Times
Opinion: How can anyone be against having clean water?

Auburn Reporter
City Council delays action on racial equity training
Opinion: Max fix critical to Washington
Opinion: Governor’s watch: timing is everything
No good solution to the plastics problem
Light rail extension to Kent, Federal Way on target for 2024

Bainbridge Island Review
Bainbridge Councilman Peltier accused of insensitivity after proposing city proclaim ‘I Didn’t Reproduce Day’ be held on Father’s Day
Manager moved to director’s job in Bainbridge planning department

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
‘There’s a good chance an underground pipeline is near your home.’ How do you check?

Bothell Reporter
No good solution to the plastics problem

State grants green light for milfoil herbicide in Vancouver Lake
In Our View: Shortcut on nuke waste cleanup shortsighted
Cheers & Jeers: Ridgefield Raptors a home run (DUI legislation)

Covington-Maple Valley Reporter
No good solution to the plastics problem
Black Diamond back in court

The Daily News
Growing crowd for Longview’s “United in Pride”
Longview schools anticipate $4M spike in cost for bond projects

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Bothell state rep gets Democrats’ nod for Senate appointment (Stanford)
Letter: We’ve lost a good legislator — Palumbo — to Amazon

Federal Way Mirror
Opinion: Legislature: History, investigations and new laws (Pellicciotti, Chopp, Robinson, Jinkins, Stonier, Tarleton, Lovick, Morris, Wilson, Kuderer, Morgan, Davis, Entenman, Walen, Randall, Nguyen, Salomon)

The Inlander
Washington AG files suit to stop EPA from rolling back state’s water protections

Islands’ Weekly
How Are We Doing? – A Storm is Coming – Maybe: A quarterly review of County Finances
Tourism to San Juan Island NHP creates $19.3 million dollars Economic Benefits

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Ferries talks fares in Friday Harbor
Guest Column: Long term health care needed
Guest Column: A definitive fork in the road

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Opinion: Why Bremerton’s vast parking lots matter to more than just cars (Randall)

News Tribune (subscription required)
New leader for Puyallup Tribal Council
In Washington state, stronger regulation has led to fewer pipeline problems

New York Times
World Economic Leaders Warn of Fallout From Trade War Between U.S. and China

Olympian (subscription required)
Washington’s roads are becoming increasingly deadly for people who walk or bike, data show

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Opinion: If salaried employees work overtime, compensate them fairly (Keiser, Sells)
‘It was hush money’: College students got settlements that required silence (Keiser)
Legislature’s practice of withholding documents from public gets challenge this week before Washington Supreme Court
In Seattle, fast-paced redevelopment displaces the safe spaces for homeless young adults
New payroll tax is pioneering experiment to help Washington state seniors age at home

Skagit Valley Herald
Timeline changed for oil refinery safety update|
Letter: A local example of solar investment numbers

Tri-City Herald
Editorial: State needs to listen to Tri-Citians on new nuclear waste plan at Hanford
Guest Opinion: Teacher pay raises led to school budget woes, lawmaker says (Sullivan)

USA Today
Homeless in College: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go

Vancouver Business Journal
Port of Vancouver USA keeps diversification going

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: State Ecology right to fight for Hanford cleanup funding

Whidbey News-Times
Oak Harbor elementary students bring zoo to Regency
Pending developments would bring 520 homes to Oak Harbor
Hospital may end agreements with local fire districts
Island County commissioners cut ties with hearing examiner
Letter: Letter writer remark ‘sexist,’ but services are necessary


Controversial Fort Lawton plan gets Seattle City Council vote on Monday
Western Washington should prepare for potentially busy fire season
Seattle mural sparks conversation about gun violence

Deadly crash on SR18 prompts new shuttle service for Snoqualmie Casino employees
Evergreen State? How about Ever’fun’ state? Washington ranks 4th-most fun state in U.S.


NW Public Radio
Oregon approves new plan for managing gray wolves
West Coast rockfish populations rebound faster than expected
Oregon joins Washington in passing bill for permanent daylight saving time
Organic farming has a plastic problem. One solution is controversial
Western forest fires release less carbon than thought, study shows

Q13 TV (Fox)
The Divide: Media Bias?
Bremerton bans disposable plastic bags
Local outreach program helps homeless people with pets


WA’s endangered pygmy rabbits bounce back from the brink
5 types of records WA lawmakers don’t think you should see
The embattled life and untimely death of an asylum seeker

Incoming heat wave set to shatter records across Puget Sound
Conditions in Washington nursing homes rank among worst in nation

Washington Hemp Industry More Than Doubles in Size after Statewide Legal Changes