Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, June 11


Associated Press
AP: 3 million US students don’t have home internet
Legislature’s practice of withholding documents from public gets court challenge (Morris)
Washington attorney general sues Wapato city administrator
Records fight before Washington state Supreme Court

Aberdeen Daily World
Grays Harbor economy trending upward, according to report
Oped: Margaret Wurth: What life is like when abortion is banned

Daily World
Local Business Briefs (Chapman, Tharinger, Van De Wege)

The Daily News
Timeline: A history of grizzly bear recovery in the lower 48 states
Cracking the tab on summer: Northwest wine brands increasingly pour into cans

Island’s Weekly
Opinion: Long term health care needed

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Supreme Court to hear lawmakers’ records case

News Tribune (subscription required)
Editorial: Suffragette spirit still needed today. Tacoma woman helped show the way (Jinkins)

New York Times
With Most States Under One Party’s Control, America Grows More Divided
Canada Plans to Ban Single-Use Plastics, Joining Growing Global Movement
Justice Breyer Raises Specter of Perpetual Detention Without Trial at Guantánamo
White House Tried to Stop Climate Science Testimony, Documents Show
Trump Says Mexico Tariffs Worked, Emboldening Trade Fight With China

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Trump’s tariffs have already wiped out tax-bill savings for average Americans
Washington’s homeless count outside of King County goes up, but changing methodology may be a factor
Plan for affordable housing at Fort Lawton in Magnolia cleared by Seattle City Council
Canada bans captivity and breeding of orcas and dolphins

Spokesman Review
Court to hear arguments on whether lawmakers can deny public records requests

USA Today
Mike Pence says banning pride flags at US embassies is ‘the right decision’

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Year-round Daylight Savings Time on the horizon

Washington Post
How Mexico talked Trump out of tariff threat with immigration crackdown pact
China hints it will choke off U.S. ‘rare earths’ access. But it’s not that easy.


Amazon will donate $8 million to housing, homeless nonprofits in HQ regions
Poop from thousands of nesting birds damaging bridge from Washington to Oregon

Wash. state has nation’s 2nd-biggest influx of rich millennials, study finds

Trump Wants To Limit Aid For Low-Income Americans. A Look At His Proposals


After a 13-year delay, Seattle votes to build hundreds of affordable homes at Fort Lawton

Seattle P.I.
Washington Supreme Court to hear legislative records case
Trump administration tramples Clean Water Act, Washington state sues