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: April 13th, 2023

Washington’s DNR teams up with American Forests, City of Seattle to advance tree equity

Excerpt: The partnership, which will be known as the Washington Tree Equity Collaborative, "will engage cities, community organizations and stakeholders during the next three years to build rigorous and inclusive urban forestry programs," the Department says. It will make use of American Forests' Tree Equity Score, a tool freely available to the public that measures tree canopy cover in an increasing number of cities and towns along socioeconomic lines.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Our Environment, Policy Topics
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Tim Eyman’s indefensible push polls versus legitimate public opinion research: A primer

Excerpt: Read a detailed critique from NPI of former initiative promoter Tim Eyman's "advisory votes" (which are really push polls) as well as an explanation of how legitimate public opinion research is conducted.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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