Credo Mobil and are reporting that the bill SB 5805 that would have fast-tracked the coal export terminal has died. This is a victory for anti-coal activists, who were quite vocal in their opposition to the measure. The way the bill was worded, it was unclear whether it applied just to a gravel terminal or also to the coal terminal.
Representative Bob Hasegawa will be leading a special meeting of the Washington Public Bank Coalition to discuss what needs to be done to get the Investment Trust bill passed in the next legislative session. The meeting will be on Monday evening June 18th from 5:30 to 8 pm at Rainier Vista Neighborhood House, 4410 29th Avenue […]
Last Thursday night the state experienced the tragic on the job fatality of a worker at the Smurfit Stone Recycling Co., a paper recycling plant in Renton. Rudimentary research efforts reveal that the state has a significant problem of fatal workplace injuries and that Smurfit Stone has a highly questionable workplace safety record. This only […]
Rep. Suzan DelBene (D, WA-01) is inviting constituents to workshops, in Mount Vernon and Bothell, on deficit reduction. The workshops are presented in conjunction with the “bipartisan” Concord Coalition, whose mission is to educate “the public about the causes and consequences of federal budget deficits, the long-term challenges facing America’s unsustainable entitlement programs, and how […]