NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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

Daily Archives: February 1st, 2022

NPI to Legislature: Washington State should levy a wealth tax on billionaire fortunes

Excerpt: Read NPI's founder's prepared testimony in support of raising funding for Washington's essential public services by requiring billionaires to step up and invest in the state's future.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy
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“A long time coming”: B.C. ends threat of mining in upper reaches of the “Magic Skagit”

Excerpt: In January of 2021, the Province of British Columbia announced a buyout of mining rights owned by Imperial Metals, the folks responsible for the Mount Polley disaster of 2014, which saw a retention dam burst and send tailings into Quesnel Lake. It's a huge win for conservation.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Our Environment, Policy Topics
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