NPI's Cascadia Advocate

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

Daily Archives: February 7th, 2023

President Biden challenges Congress to help him “finish the job” of getting America back on track in upbeat State of the Union address

Excerpt: “To my Republican friends, if we could work together in the last Congress, there is no reason we can’t work together and find consensus on important things in this Congress,” said Biden. “The people sent us a clear message. Fighting for the sake of fighting, power for the sake of power, conflict for the sake of conflict, gets us nowhere."
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Media & Culture
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Senator Javier Valdez, NPI propose legislation to let WA cities switch elections to even years

Excerpt: Imagine being able to as much as double the turnout for important local offices -- and diversify it by an even greater magnitude -- with just one structural change. That's what even-year elections for local governments can do for us.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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