Virtual Conversation | 2021 Re-Wire Policy Conference, Dec 15, 2021 Register

Infrastructure

Lawmakers want feedback on where to place a new commercial airport

Washingtonians can weigh in on six proposed locations for a new commercial airport during a virtual open house scheduled to run through Oct. 3.  The...Read More

CERB invests more than $10 million in rural, broadband projects

The Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) yesterday approved $8,272,040 million in grants and $1,975,000 in low-interest loans for planning, economic development and rural...Read More

Q&A: Sen. Curtis King on transportation

Sen. Curtis King (R-14th LD) is a ranking member of the Senate Transportation Committee. He served as Chair of the Committee from 2015 to 2017...Read More

Rep. Kilmer joins U.S. Interior Secretary Haaland in Taholah

Today, U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) joined U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland in Taholah, Washington, to tour the Quinault Indian Nation’s Taholah Village Relocation project,...Read More

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Q&A: How to build a more environmentally friendly port

This April, the Port of Seattle along with the Port of Tacoma, Northwest Seaport Alliance and Vancouver Fraser Port Authority committed to zero greenhouse gas...Read More

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Advice on public broadband from Anacortes

Anacortes in Washington state built and operates its own municipal broadband company and directly provide service, connecting its first customers in March 2020. It’s been...Read More

Two big broadband bills became effective yesterday

A pair of bills seeking to expand broadband access in Washington state went into effect on July 25.  The bills, HB 1336 and SB 5383,...Read More

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U.S. House committee advances Tacoma affordable housing funds

Last Friday, the House Appropriations Committee advanced new federal funding that has been championed by U.S. Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) to support two projects that...Read More

Dept. of Energy awards Quinault Indian Nation project funding

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $12 million in funding to help 13 American Indian and Alaska Native communities finish projects that will reduce...Read More

Northwest Progressive Institute finds American Rescue Plan popular in Washington

In a recent survey, the Northwest Progressive Institute found that the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan is popular among Washingtonians. The survey states that 60%...Read More