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: April 5th, 2023

Senate sends My Health, My Data Act back to WA House with strong private right of action

Excerpt: By a vote of 27-21, the Senate voted to pass an amended version of House Bill 1155, prime sponsored by Representative Vandana Slatter (D-48th District: Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Medina, the Points communities) that has the support of Slatter, Senate prime sponsor Manka Dhingra (D-45th District: Redmond, Kirkland, Sammamish, Duvall), Ferguson, and advocates like NPI.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Legislative Advocacy, Policy Topics
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Progressive Janet Protasiewicz prevails in high stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court contest

Excerpt: Milwaukee County Judge Janet Protasiewicz defeated right wing rival Dan Kelly, a former justice appointed by Scott Walker, by a 170,000-vote margin in an election that drew more than 1.7 million voters and saw more than $45 million spent.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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