March 20th – News Wrap Up

Top Stories from Today —

Highlights from the House hearing on Russian interference in US Election (NYT) 

Neil Gorsuch nomination hearing for Supreme Court Justice (NYT) 

Republicans announce changes to their healthcare bill (WA Post)

Studies shed light on opioid exposure among US children and teens (Fox News)

WA state trying to find source of diesel spill on Columbia River (OPB.org)

Uber president resigns amid scandals (triblive.com)

Ketamine for depression treatment? (NPR) 

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March 16th – News Wrap Up

Today’s Top Stories —

Trump’s budget proposal takes a gamble. (NYT)

Seattle Mayor Murray defends soda tax proposal. (mynorthwest.com)

Great Barrier Reef suffering from ‘unprecedented’ damage. (CNN)

An ex-Vanderbilt football player videotaped his teammates raping his girlfriend. *tw* (teen Vogue)

Trump adviser Flynn paid by Russia-related entities. (WA Post)

Millions need food in South Sudan’s famine. (CBS News) 

March 9th – News Wrap Up

U.S. troops on the ground in Syria. (NYT)

South Korea removes president. (NYT)

WA state Attorney General challenges new Trump ban. (atg.wa.gov)

Tillerson recuses himself from Keystone XL pipeline review.(Bloomberg)

Texas Senate to decide on ‘wrongful birth’ bill. (CNN) 

EPA environmental justice head resigns. (PBS News Hour)

Proposed EPA cuts will effect Puget Sound area

Seattle PI reported that Trump’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will impact Washington State.

The White House wants to reduce the EPA budget by 25% and staffing by 20%. For Washington, the Puget Sound Clean Up effort will be cut by 93%.

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