By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org | May 23, 2014 3:07 PM | 140
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
The backers of a potentially lucrative mine project in the Alaskan wildness announced they will sue the Environmental Protection Agency over what investors say is a massive overreach of government regulatory power.
Pebble Limited Partnership, the backers of the not-yet-proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska’a pristine Bristol Bay region, is asking a district court [...]
By Contributor | Watchdog.org | May 19, 2014 9:29 AM
By Zack Colman | Washington Examiner
PORTLAND — It might be a little too early for a victory lap, but Cesia Kearns is getting warmed up.
The Sierra Club‘s campaign organizer has been fighting to block a slate of proposed Oregon coal export projects. And the Morrow Pacific project looks like it’s in trouble. If it fails to win state approval, [...]
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org | May 06, 2014 1:35 AM | 401
By Andrew Collins and Dustin Hurst | Northwest Watchdog
The Emerald City is set to collapse.
Not Dorothy’s, but Kshama’s.
Kshama Sawant is the Seattle city councilor pushing her colleagues to force private businesses and nonprofits to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour — the highest rate in the nation.
While Sawant, an avowed socialist, has been beating the [...]
By Watchdog Staff | Watchdog.org | Apr 30, 2014 10:04 AM | 282
By Jeff Rhodes | The Olympia Report
Apparently J.Z. Knight has lost her taint — or at least her money has.
Two years after the Washington State Democratic Party was shamed into declining a $70,000 donation from the Yelm-based cult leader, the Thurston County Democratic Central Committee has accepted a pair of donations amounting to almost as much.
According to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission’s [...]
By Contributor | Watchdog.org | Apr 15, 2014 9:54 AM
By Jami Lund | Freedom Foundation
April 3-5 was the Washington Education Associations “Representative Assembly” where the most ardent union supporters gather for a few days of union business.
On the agenda every year is an opportunity for participants to vote on position statements and action items for the union. Here are seven interesting items that passed [...]
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