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.

Monthly Archives: May 2019

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 5th-10th)

Excerpt: Happy Mother's Day! Find out how our region's United States Representatives and Senators voted with our new recurring feature, Last Week in Congress.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Series & Special Reports
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Sound Transit, partner agencies should retain express bus routes after Link extensions open

Excerpt: Should express bus that parallel forthcoming light rail lines be scrapped when Sound Transit's Link expands? NPI says no.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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Fracking now banned in Washington; Jay Inslee drops support for dirty gas projects

Excerpt: Governor Jay Inslee has signed a bill to ban fracking in Washington and dropped his support for two dirty gas projects, further burnishing his green credentials.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment
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NPI’s Gael Tarleton: Persistence and patience key to state’s big clean energy breakthrough

Excerpt: Founding NPI boardmember Gael Tarleton led the way in making Washington's new one hundred percent clean electricity bill a reality. Read her bill signing remarks.
Written by:Gael Tarleton
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment
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Five landmark pollution fighting bills signed into law by Washington Governor Jay Inslee

Excerpt: Caring for the Earth, our common home, is a value people across Cascadia share. The State of Washington has affirmed that value by committing itself to a one hundred percent clean electric grid by 2045.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment
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Stacey Abrams is running (sort of)

Excerpt: Former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has decided not to run for the United States Senate in Georgia, but that doesn't mean she isn't running for high office.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
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