Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the most recent previous Green Spotlight. More than 25,360 environmentally oriented stories haveShow More Summary
by Sydney Brownstone "If we get cynical and vote on fears, or we don't vote at all, we won't build on the progress we've started," the president said. SB A handful of oil train protesters—including climate activist Sarra Tekola—interrupted...Show More Summary
by Sydney Brownstone Can Governor Jay Inslee make the Obama administration do something about this? Columbia Riverkeeper I'm currently sitting in a soundproof room near the Convention Center with a handful of other journalists waiting to hear President Barack Obama stump for Jay Inslee's reelection campaign. Show More Summary
by Sydney Brownstone Bill, where are you? Don Wilson/Port of Seattle How much longer can Bill Bryant, Jay Inslee's Republican challenger for governor, pretend he doesn't have to affiliate with the hate-filled, xenophobic positions his...Show More Summary
This is a guest post by Andrea Rogers and Julia Olson We are the attorneys who represent the eight courageous youths who presented [Washington Governor Jay] Inslee with an unprecedented climate protection opportunity to issue rulesShow More Summary
by Heidi Groover "I can say unequivocally this," Governor Jay Inslee told a crowd gathered in Cal Anderson Park last night. "There are 7 million Washington hearts in Orlando tonight." People filled the Capitol Hill park named after Washington's first openly gay legislator to honor the victims of yesterday's mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando. Show More Summary
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state regulators on Wednesday unveiled an updated plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters, the latest attempt by Gov. Jay Inslee to push ahead with a binding cap on carbon emissions after struggling to win approval from legislators. Washington would join nearly a dozen states including California that have […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. The governor of Washington state, Jay Inslee, recently signed a new law into effect that will see the state’s electric vehicle incentive program expanded to include plug-in hybrids (with at least 30 miles of all-electric range), according to recent reports. Show More Summary
by Ansel Herz Washington Governor Jay Inslee didn't anticipate a groundswell of opposition to plans to build a methanol refinery in Tacoma. Governor's Office When Governor Jay Inslee took office, he was dubbed by environmentalists to be the nation's "greenest governor," based on his stellar environmental record. Show More Summary
MISSISSIPPI TRAVEL BAN. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Washington Governor Jay Inslee have both banned travel to Mississippi over the anti-LGBT ‘Religious freedom’ law. Here’s Inslee’s memo. Said Murray: “Seattle will continue to… Read The post Thursday Morning News: Rick Astley, Tigers, Sean Maher, Reddit, Justin Bieber, Mississippi, Silver Fox appeared first on Towleroad.
by Sydney Brownstone Bill Bryant: Uhhhhhh. runs away Don Wilson/Port of Seattle This is funny. P.S. Democrats can be evasive, too. See Governor Jay Inslee on charter schools. UPDATE: Heidi Groover has brought my attention to this very important gif as well. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
by Heidi Groover Is there such a thing as "essential" government travel to Mississippi? City of Seattle Ed Murray and Jay Inslee Ban Official Travel to Mississippi: Following a similar ban on travel to North Carolina, the governor and...Show More Summary
Jay Inslee, who campaigned against charter schools in his run for Governor in 2012, had the opportunity to prevent this drain on public schools. What did he do? Gov. Jay Inslee took action on more than 150 bills this week, but not a measure to that aims to preserve the state’s system of charter schools. […]
by Eli Sanders Shade-wearing Superdelegate Jay Inslee DECLINED to come on Episode 45 of Blabbermouth to explain why he's backing Hillary Clinton even though Bernie Sanders won the Washington State Democratic caucuses. So I talk to a Socialist who's fired up about getting Inslee and other superdelegates to switch sides. Show More Summary
Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin have banned official state travel to North Carolina over its anti-LGBT law joining New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and the… Read The post Washington, Vermont Governors Join Others Banning Travel to NC Over Anti-LGBT Law appeared first on Towleroad.
Warming water temperatures and increased fishing pressure are altering ocean fisheries. An article by Ted Morton highlights the need for management changes via Pew Charitable Trusts. Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently signed legislation that approved the sale of license plates … more ?
by Heidi Groover Governor Jay Inslee: "The discriminatory policies being promoted by North Carolina is not something our state condones or supports." Governor's Office A day after Seattle Mayor Ed Murray took a similar step, Washington Governor Jay Inslee is ordering state officials not to take publicly funded trips to North Carolina. Show More Summary
by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Governor Jay Inslee drew headlines recently for laying down the veto hammer on 27 bills he deemed as nonessential—his tough-love way to force the legislature to get its shit together on the budget. While I wholeheartedly...Show More Summary
by Ansel Herz Above: House Speaker Frank Chopp. The fuck, Democrats? Wa.gov The Democrats are cowards. Yesterday, Democratic Governor Jay Inslee made a big deal out of vetoing a series of obscure bills because lawmakers didn't send him a supplemental budget. Show More Summary
by Sydney Brownstone Former Seattle port commissioner Bill Bryant, a Republican running against Governor Jay Inslee this November, has said that Donald Trump may not be fit to be president. But Bryant has not yet said whether he'll vote for Trump anyway if he becomes the Republican nominee. Show More Summary