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* Thurston Auditor high on short list for WA. Sec. of State,
* WA. COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations appear to be plateauing,
* Sen. Cantwell Quietly Secures Billions for Fish Recovery!

Mary Hall on short list for WA. Sec. of State
Photo: Office of the Thurston County Auditor


+ The Columbian: Thurston County Mary Hall on “Short list of ideas to replace Wyman as Washington secretary of state”

+ KING-5 TV: COVID-19 case rates, hospitalizations appear to be plateauing at high levels in Washington state

+ The Seattle Times via The Chronicle: Nuclear Energy Industry Angles for Bigger Role in Washington and U.S. 

+ The News-Tribune via The Chronicle: Add Weather to the List of Problems West Coast Ports Facing With Stressed Supply Chain

+ The Spokesman-Review via The Chronicle: ‘A Giant Step’ for Salmon: As Dam-Breaching Debate Rages, Cantwell Quietly Secures Billions for Fish Recovery

+ The Points Guy: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is setting new standards for public art

+ South Sound Business: New Investment Drive Looks to Mitigate Military Family Housing Crisis

+ CNBC: [Seattle-based] Amazon plans to launch its first internet satellites in late 2022


MSNBC Opinion: Virginia election spotlights Biden’s flailing party – How the Democrats put Republicans in the enviable position of having to do nothing at all.

The New York Times: Nearly all Republican members of Congress oppose meaningful action to slow climate change, putting them at odds with scientists and conservative parties in many other countries. Republican appointees on the Supreme Court may make the job more difficult by blocking climate regulation.

CNBC: World leaders at G-20 blasted by activists for lack of progress on climate change

The New York Times via Axios: A U.S. military jury condemned torture by the C.I.A. after 9/11, calling it “a stain on the moral fiber of America.”

The New York Times: Southwest investigating report pilot said ‘Let’s go Brandon’ on flight, a phrase Republicans use to taunt Biden, over the intercom.


CNBC: Federal contractors get broad flexibility to enforce Covid vaccine rules for

CNN: 2,300 [of 11,000] NYC firefighters call out sick as vaccine mandate begins, but mayor says public safety not disrupted

The Associated Press via The Seattle Times: US prisons face staff shortages as officers quit amid COVID


Daily Kos: Trump reminds Virginia voters he is very much on the ballot under the name of Glenn Youngkin

The Washington Post [1st in a series]: Bloodshed: For 187 harrowing minutes, the president watched his
supporters attack the Capitol — and resisted pleas to stop them.

Posted by Steve on November 2, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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