This years Washington State Legislative Workshop was a bit of a downer for me, but after follow up with some organizers I feel more hopeful.
The bad part was that the representatives who were there to speak on behalf of the environment were mostly concerned with securing transportation funds (2 billion $) this legislative session and flatly stated that there would be no band width to talk about Climate Change. Though one legislator said he opposed the Coal trains, he also said…Continue
Posted on February 3, 2013 at 8:39am
Happy New Year Everyone,
Yesterday was the Environmental Priorities Coalition Legislative Workshop in preparation for Environmental Lobby Day January 25th. http://environmentallobbyday.eventbrite.com/
As usual it was well organized and well attended with a turnout of about 200-250 people. It is nice to see the turn out given the magnitude of what is going on!
2012 will be a--defensive year. Due to budget…
Posted on January 9, 2012 at 7:11am
Dear Friend (posted by Arvia Morris from Fuse email),
There’s an important election for a low-profile office going on now, and the winner will be decided by a few hundred votes.
The King Conservation District (KCD) - run by a five-member Board of Supervisors - manages…
Posted on March 10, 2011 at 4:25pm
What is the best way to kick off 2011 with the new congress, seemingly intractable squabbling at every level of public discourse and the tragedy in Tucson? Lester Brown's summary of the current grain price increases is challenging but refreshing in that it might just get us to focus on what the real issues are.
http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update90 it is about 1…Continue
Posted on January 16, 2011 at 10:14am — 1 Comment