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: June 2019

Washington voters strongly support requiring presidential candidates to disclose tax returns

Excerpt: 60% of voters surveyed in May 2019 support requiring presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns to appear on the state's general election ballot.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Announcements, Breaking News, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government
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LIVE from Bothell: Democratic PCOs meeting to choose nominees to succeed Guy Palumbo

Excerpt: NPI is live in Bothell observing the WSDCC's special nominating caucus to draw up a list of nominees for the State Senate vacancy created by Guy Palumbo's resignation and a possible House vacancy if Derek Stanford is chosen to take Palumbo's place.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Party Politics, Public Service
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (June 3rd-7th)

Excerpt: Find out how our region's United States Representatives and Senators voted in this installment of our recurring feature Last Week In Congress.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Series & Special Reports
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Poll Watch: Fewer voters think Donald Trump will lose in 2020 compared to last December

Excerpt: If you needed any reminding that polls are just a snapshot in time, then take a gander at the numbers from CNN's most recent survey.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
Categories:Elections
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Today is the seventy-fifth anniversary of D‑Day — the day of the Normandy landings

Excerpt: June 6th is an opportunity to remember all who were involved in the Normandy landings. The success of the operation set the stage for the end of Hitler's Third Reich and the liberation of occupied Europe.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Holidays
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VICTORY! U.S. House passes Suzan DelBene’s National Landslide Preparedness Act

Excerpt: The bill would advance our understanding of the geology behind landslides and make funds available for emergency preparedness programs pertaining to landslides.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, National Defense, Public Planning
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