NPI's Cascadia Advocate

Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: June 23rd, 2016

Brexit vote: “Leave” wins stunning victory, but Scotland and N. Ireland vote to Remain

Excerpt: A majority of voters in the United Kingdom of Great Britain have decided to break up with the European Union, British mass media outlets are projecting, stunning financial markets and pundits who had predicted a victory for the Remain campaign when all was said and done. At around midnight Eastern time and 9 PM Pacific, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Sound Transit Board sends ST3 to ballot; Mass Transit Now campaign launches to pass it

Excerpt: Sound Transit’s eighteen member Board of Directors voted unanimously to adopt the revised draft ST3 (Phase III) plan and refer it to the voters of urban King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties this afternoon, successfully concluding several years of extensive planning and public outreach. Board Chair Dow Constantine thanked Sound Transit staff for their hard work […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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YES on Sound Transit 3: Now is the time to make a bold investment in regional mobility

Excerpt: Editor’s Note: Today at Union Station, I spoke in favor of Sound Transit’s ST3 plan, and urged the Sound Transit Board of Directors to place it on the ballot. The following is the text of my prepared testimony. I delivered an abbreviated version of these remarks before the Board during its public comment period. Good […]
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