Washington State House Democrats


Friday, June 14


Associated Press
Judge rejects federal challenge to Hanford workers comp law
Businesses showing discontent with Trump’s trade policies

Aberdeen Daily World
Transit board denies lease proposal for Aberdeen homeless mitigation site

Auburn Reporter
District on the move

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Emergency moratorium stalls project for homeless students
Lawmakers say doctored videos pose national security threat
Local tech companies give tens of millions for homeless housing
Editorial: Air Force One can’t be improved with new paint job

Island’s Weekly
Fish and Wildlife Commission lists pinto abalone as endangered

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Letter: Not giving up on the effort to keep a hospital in Bremerton (Randall)

News Tribune (subscription required)
How will light rail reach Tacoma Dome from Federal Way? City Council recommends route
Editorial: Washingtonians have spoken on keeping government open. Supreme Court must listen

New York Times
Tankers Are Attacked in Mideast, and U.S. Says Video Shows Iran Was Involved

Puget Sound Business Journal
Growth in factory jobs skips traditional hubs
Puget Sound region needs more tools for housing, experts say

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Eight U.S. senators ratchet up pressure on B.C. over mining’s effects on American rivers
Seattle unprepared for deadly heat waves made worse by global warming, researchers say

Seattle Weekly
WSF cancels ferry sailings this week and next for repairs

Skagit Valley Herald
Port completes cleanup, monitoring of airport site
Employment, hiring increases in Skagit County

Tri-City Herald
Judge rules for ill Hanford workers. State’s new worker compensation law is fair

USA Today
This Trump administration official urged scientists to ‘systematically sidestep’ climate change, emails reveal

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Letter: Make sure we all get counted in Walla Walla County

Yakima Herald Republic
DNR declares high fire danger in Yakima Valley
Editorial: Hailing a holistic approach to school truancy


RV campers worried by Seattle’s push to remove hazardous vehicles from city streets
Cantwell: ‘We want to use every resource that we can’ to fight wildfires
Renovated lab screens newborns for deadly disorders in Washington state

7 Seattle hotels sued for alleged violations of Americans With Disabilities Act
Pacific Raceways plans innovation center for electric and driverless car companies

Former homeless drug addict helps curb opioid crisis in Snohomish Co.
Lacey bans homeless camping but enforcement uncertain

Cormorants are protected. But their poop is corroding a bridge across the Columbia River

Q13 TV (Fox)
Construction, UW graduation could cause major traffic delays this weekend
Lacey approves ban on homeless camping, but can police enforce it?
Wildfire danger unusually high for Western Washington


Why is Seattle Public Schools canceling a successful program for Native students?
Opinion: Trump’s trade deal is good for WA farmers. Here’s why

Low Blow: Trump proposal would increase economic hardship