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: November 7th, 2018

Dino Rossi concedes the 2018 8th Congressional District race to Dr. Kim Schrier

Excerpt: Perennial loser Dino Rossi has thrown in the towel on his fourth consecutive failed bid for higher office in Washington State.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Washingtonians rejected I-1631, but that doesn’t mean they oppose a price on pollution

Excerpt: Since I-1631 is unfortunately not going to become law in December, we need to get to work developing a new climate action plan, pronto.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Mona Das closes in on Joe Fain in 47th District; now trails by just ninety votes

Excerpt: Democratic challenger Mona Das is on the cusp of overtaking entrenched Republican State Senator and alleged rapist Joe Fain in Washington's 47th Legislative District.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Idaho overwhelmingly votes to expand Medicaid; Proposition #2 Yes vote tops 60%!

Excerpt: Voters in Idaho are giving a big thumbs up to a ballot measure to expand Medicaid to cover low income adults and people without children.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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