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: March 5th, 2023

Senator Maria Cantwell weighs in against ConocoPhillips’ Willow Arctic drilling project

Excerpt: The potential devastation to Arctic ecosystems, from climate damage, “is irreversible and irresponsible to future generations,” said Cantwell. “Oil companies already have record profits and access to drilling rights on millions of acres of public lands which they should be using to meet our current fossil fuel needs.”
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Our Environment, Policy Topics
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 27th-March 3rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate adoption of a resolution voiding a Labor Department rule, which President Biden has vowed to veto, House passage of the Informing Consumers About Smart Devices Act, and Senate confirmation of a half dozen Biden judicial nominees.
Written by:Targeted News Service
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Series & Special Reports
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