Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, July 10


Associated Press
Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records
State sues Navy over expanded operations on Whidbey Island
Court to Trump: Blocking Twitter critics is unconstitutional
Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon
State sues Navy over expanded operations on Whidbey Island
NY expands pay equity law on day honoring US soccer team
Washington state sues Navy over expanded flights on island
Mountain goat relocation resumes in Olympic National Park
Airbus takes lead over Boeing in 2019 aircraft deliveries
‘A floodier future’: scientists say records will be broken
State OKs killing of wolf pack members preying on cattle
Auditor: King County allowed ICE to access jail information

Aberdeen Daily World
Council to consider temporary homeless camping area behind Aberdeen City Hall
Oped: Harley Shaiken: NAFTA’s replacement needs to have its tires kicked

Arlington Times
Goodbye: After 30 years, Ballew goes out with a bang

Auburn Reporter
King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

The Inlander
Environmental groups question how Ecology is critical of Trump water quality rollbacks while trying to create workarounds of its own

Issaquah Reporter
Eastside legislators discuss 2019 legislative session in Snoqualmie (Callan, Goodman, Kloba, Mullet, Senn, Slatter, Springer, Stokesbary, Thai, Hasegawa)

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Editorial: Bikers and car drivers: remember rules of the road

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Bremerton eyes state program to help renters, owners
Grant will allow S’Klallam tribe to expand dental care

News Tribune (subscription required)
Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon
$300M plan would build Tacoma soccer stadium, sports complex with public, private money
St. Joseph nurses to vote next week on possible strike
Editorial: Your right to know doesn’t come cheap. Pierce County will charge for electronic public records

New York Times
Federal Appeals Court Rules for Trump in Emoluments Case
Judge Rejects Justice Dept. Request to Change Lawyers on Census Case

Olympian (subscription required)
Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon
Public meeting coming on church’s plan to open tiny home village

Puget Sound Business Journal
Feds allocate $100M to fund Federal Way Link Light Rail Extension
Cities and builders face ‘hornet’s nest’ to meet affordable housing needs

Renton Reporter
King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Editorial: Equal pay for equal work, on and off field
On way to long-term changes, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan quietly clears homeless camp

USA Today
Federal appeals court grills Democratic lawyers on whether ACA, or Obamacare, is constitutional
Acting immigration director: ICE raids will happen
Federal judge rejects DOJ request to replace census legal team

Washington Post
British ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch resigns after Trump criticism
Appeals court dismisses emoluments lawsuit involving President Trump’s D.C. hotel
S&P 500 soars above 3,000 for first time as Fed Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July
Labor secretary to hold news conference to defend himself amid outcry over handling of Epstein plea deal

Whidbey News-Times
State Attorney General is suing Navy over Growler expansion at NAS Whidbey
Conservation District looks at ‘rates and charges’ system
Editorial: Freedom of information must apply to everyone


ICE accessed King County inmate info despite law restricting use
Is ICE using facial recognition to comb Washington drivers’ licenses?
More mountain goats flown out of Olympic National Park
State fines developer for causing ‘significant’ environmental damage to Port Orchard wetlands
Washington AG sues Navy over Growler jet expansion on Whidbey Island
New law makes it easier to build backyard cottages in Seattle

Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon

Seattle restaurant chain files for bankruptcy, says minimum wage increase a factor
Washington students among least saddled with college debt in nation

Analysis: Western Washington wildfires differ from their east side counterparts
State academies prepare firefighters for unique challenges of wildland blazes

Washington licensing says it hasn’t shared info with ICE since 2018
Plastic Has A Big Carbon Footprint — But That Isn’t The Whole Story

NW Public Radio
Feds say Hanford’s PUREX plant is degrading, needs stabilizing soon
Plastic has a big carbon footprint—but that isn’t the whole story



‘Culture is toxic, morale is low’: Survey of Seattle Police officers paints bleak picture
Sheriff’s office gave info to ICE, violating King County’s sanctuary policy

Washington Rep. Kilmer: US border policies ‘entirely unacceptable’
Pierce County becoming ‘darling’ of Puget Sound housing market
Report finds King County provided info to ICE agents against county law
King County opens inquest into Seattle police shooting of Charleena Lyles
Washington sues Navy over expanded flights on island
Homeless camp sweeps are up: Is Seattle shuffling them out of sight?
San Juan County voter initiative looks to restrict whale-watching