Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, July 3


Associated Press
1 dead, 5 infected by mold at Seattle Children’s Hospital
US trade deficit rises to 5-month high of $55.5 billion
Government photos show detained migrants pleading for help
Washington state finds schools unsuited for earthquakes
Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum-seekers locked up
Drug-related deaths continue to climb in King County
In Trump aid package for farmers, many blow past caps

Aberdeen Daily World
County wildfire danger low — for now

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Boater speeds into Vancouver orca pod as onlookers scream to slow down, video shows
Walmart adds electric vehicle charging stations to several Washington stores

Bothell Reporter
Bothell’s Stanford unanimously appointed to vacant Senate seat (Stanford, Palumbo, Duerr)

In Our View: I-1639 is state law and should be enforced

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Where’s the next Sea-Tac? Aviation here is expected to soar
WaPo: Time’s running out for Congress to protect the 2020 election
Editorial: Congress, agencies move to shut down robocalls

The Island Guardian
$3,987,448 State Grants To County

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Protesters demand closure of migrant detention facilities
Leaders from ‘national estuaries’ seek increased funding from Congress

News Tribune (subscription required)
Smoke-choked skies the ‘new normal.’ What are Tacoma and Pierce County doing to prepare?
A gay pride flag will be raised over the Tacoma Dome for the first time
Proposed Proctor apartment site calls for 80 apartments, 30 parking spaces
Editorial: Stronger protection for orcas – when they show up here again

New York Times
Squalid Conditions at Border Detention Centers, Government Report Finds
Federal Judge Blocks Barr’s Attempt to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail

Peninsula Daily News
Clallam searching for funding for Court Appointed Special Advocate program

Puget Sound Business Journal
U.S. proposes new tariffs on $4 billion of EU goods as trade dispute grows
Minority women are winning the jobs race in a record economic expansion

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Officials moved nearly 100 mountain goats from the Olympics last summer. How are they doing now?
1 patient dies, 5 others infected by mold that closed Seattle Children’s hospital operating rooms
Is Seattle’s plan for a vehicle safe lot for homeless people finally going to happen?
Editorial:  Mayor Durkan, veto Seattle’s neighborhood attack | Editorial

Spokesman Review
Contractor association: Spokane region third fastest growing construction job market in the country
Protestors hit Spokane streets calling for closure of border detention camps
Many schools in Washington at risk from earthquakes
1 dead, 5 infected by mold that halted hospital surgeries

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
On the West Coast, Washington is most prone to sea level rise damage

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Expect more court challenges to gun measure
Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum seekers locked up
Washington state congressman says EPA dairy study is flawed
Washington state finds schools unsuited for earthquakes
State sets own deadlines for cleaning up Hanford wastes

Yakima Herald Republic
Yakima City Council will discuss ICE-chartered flights at July 16 council meeting


Seattle-area family of Las Vegas mass shooting victim suing gun makers
Methamphetamine deaths spike in King County
1 dead, 5 sick from mold in Seattle Children’s operating rooms
Washington State Ferries expects busy weekend of holiday travel

Seattle-area parents sue gun makers for daughter’s death at Las Vegas concert
Study: Dozens of public school buildings wouldn’t be safe after an earthquake

Wildfire risk ‘extreme’ in Western Washington; higher than Eastern Washington
Mudslide, flash flooding closes highway near Entiat

‘Kits for Kids’ take preparedness up a notch at tsunami-vulnerable Oregon school
Washington community colleges aim to help more students of color complete credentials
Program aims to keep Pierce County families intact by connecting them with resources

Seattle Children’s Hospital says fungus killed 1, infected 5 more
Federal Judge Blocks Trump Policy Ordering Indefinite Detention For Asylum-Seekers
U.S. Powers To Women’s World Cup Final After Defeating England 2-1
Seeking citizenship in Seattle? You may now need to drive to Portland
Car-dwellers in Seattle may soon have parking spots to call their own
Families of those killed by police will now get free legal representation

NW Public Radio
Those seeking citizenship in Western Washington may now need to drive to Yakima or Portland
The gap between rich and poor Americans’ health is widening
Fireworks are part of July 4—and so are injuries. A simple way to avoid them is…

Q13 TV (Fox)
Washington state finds schools unsuited for earthquakes
Seattle #CloseTheCamps protest denounces ‘cruelty’ used to deter immigration
New photos show ‘dangerous overcrowding’ with migrants packed into cells
Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum seekers locked up
Video shows boater barrel through orca pod in Vancouver


Seattle judge blocks Trump attempt to lock up asylum seekers indefinitely

Seattle P.I.
Boeing to pay $100 million to crash families, communities
Drug-related deaths continue to climb in King County
Ferry Hyak to retire after final sailing Sunday night
Report: Earthquake danger at older Washington schools

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