Our 2017 Legislative Agenda

Environmental Justice

Promote carbon emissions accountability. 

Sustainably manage public lands; respect treaty rights. 

Strengthen safety regulations on oil and coal trains. Stop fossil fuel infrastructure.

Ensure adequate liability coverage for environmentally destructive industries.

 

Economic Justice

Promote comprehensive state tax and funding reform.

Expand affordable housing

Advocate paid “sick and safe” leave

 

Reforming the Criminal Justice System

Call for a ban on assault weapons.

Reform the Legal Financial Obligation system.

Promote deadly force reduction, police accountability.

Reduce or eliminate Mandatory Minimum Sentences.

Utilize community-based alternatives to incarceration.

 

Deepening Democracy

Promote best practices for maximum eligible voter participation.

Challenge current voter limitations

 

Preserving Health & Dignity

Defend reproductive rights, affordable healthcare access, and death with dignity in WA State.

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commented 2017-01-24 13:33:41 -0800 · Flag
With Trump’s ascension we have multiplied the challenge of pulling the world away from planetary genocide. It is important to realize where we are in the CO2 Crisis. We need not speculate what will happen, its happening and with grave consequences for us in Washington. In this is, the anti-science, “alternative fact” age where is our leverage? Dr James Hansen who has always been an guarded optimist responds to this inquiry, “Will We Miss Our Last Chance to Save the World From Climate Change? Rolling Stone interviews James Hansen
”http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/will-we-miss-our-last-chance-to-survive-climate-change-w456917">http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/will-we-miss-our-last-chance-to-survive-climate-change-w456917 We can only, continue the effort to push ourselves away from the precipice with all our will and fierce love

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