Great NY Times article on one example why we need government regulation: The Cancer Lobby
Michael Parenti, Savvina Chowdhury, Sarah Regan panel – Oct 20, 2012, Olympia
Michael Parenti, Savvina Chowdhury, Sarah Regan panel: “State of the Struggle” – at the Peoples’ Movement Assembly in Olympia WA, Oct 20, 2012 Comments comments
Does the Republican caucus offer webinars in Stupid?
http://seattlebikeblog.com/2013/03/02/state-lawmaker-says-bicycling-is-not-good-for-the-environment-should-be-taxed/ Representative Ed Orcutt (R – Kalama) does not think bicycling is environmentally friendly because the activity causes cyclists to have “an increased heart rate and respiration.” This is according to comments he made in an email to a constituent who questioned the wisdom of a new bike tax the legislature is considering as part […]
Allied with ALEC: Washington State’s “Dirty Half-Dozen”
The infamously stealthy pro-corporate, anti-worker American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has infiltrated deep into our Washington state legislature.Some legislators, supposedly elected to represent their down-home constituents, actually fork over hefty membership fees to ALEC. In return for their “contribution,” your elected representatives get to hobnob with corporate lobbyists and right-wing special interest groups who urge […]