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The environmental movement is like a massive underground weed
The environmental movement is like a massive underground weed (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Most “Grassroots” Environmental Groups Are Actually Part of Much Bigger Organizations

Most of the so-called local community based environmental groups you hear about in the news are anything but that. They're actually like the arms of an octopus; part of much larger well-funded environmental organizations that even receive federal funding on occasion.

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President Obama Speaks At Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility
President Obama Speaks At Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility (Photo by Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)
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What’s Happened To Green Energy Company Tax Money? An Update

Gov. Inslee is set to embark on am ambitious environmental program which he believes will create a green economy and help erase a billion dollar plus deficit.

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Resolution would reinstate 2/3 majority for tax increases
Resolution would reinstate 2/3 majority for tax increases (wa.gov legislative site)
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WA Legislators Work To Return Two-Thirds Majority for Tax Increases

If a new joint resolution filed in the WA state legislature passes,  lawmakers will have to (again) get 66% yes votes to raise taxes.

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Proposed WA laws would better protect consumers from hackers
Proposed WA laws would better protect consumers from hackers (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)
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New Bill Would Protect Washington Consumers Over Identity Theft

The Washington State Attorney General is working with the State House and Senate to sponsor a bill that would greatly increase consumer protection in the event of data breaches and identity theft.

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Washington Policy Solutions Summit coming to Tri-Cities January 6th.
Washington Policy Solutions Summit coming to Tri-Cities January 6th. (City of Kennewick - Three Rivers Convention Center).
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BIG Policy Conference Coming to Tri-Cities January 6th – They Want YOUR Opinion

If you read our website, Facebook page, and listen to Newstalk 870,  you're probably familiar with The Washington Policy Center.   Now, they're coming to the Tri-Cities, bringing in some pretty powerful leaders, and they want your opinions.

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Are they one of the more stringent stores?
Are they one of the more stringent stores? (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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7 Retailers with “Stingy” Return Policies – According to Business Experts

If you're one of the millions of Americans who got something they didn't really want for Christmas,  consider these retailers who make it a little challenging to return gifts.

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NFIB fires back against Inslee's environmental plans in budget
NFIB fires back against Inslee's environmental plans in budget (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)
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Leading Business Group Hits “Back” Against Inslee Gas ‘Tax’ Plan with Radio Ads

In the wake of Gov. Inslee announcing a plan for low carbon fuel standards and other costly environmental ideas in his 2015-17 budget, a leading business group is hitting back hard on the airwaves, and asking for the public's help.

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$36 million a drop in bucket compared to state budget
$36 million a drop in bucket compared to state budget (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Report Touts Inslee’s Programs Saving $36 Million, Ignores $12 Billion Budget

Tuesday,  Gov. Inslee's office released results of several government efficiency programs that claim to have in various forms, saved the state $36 million dollars.

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T-Mobile agrees to settlement, will stop "cramming" charges on bills.
T-Mobile agrees to settlement, will stop "cramming" charges on bills. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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230,000 WA Cell Customers May Get Refund from T-Mobile

On the heels of a major settlement with cellular provider T-Mobile, many of you may be entitled to some cash.

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Inslee wants to tax e-cigs, related products - even nicotine free
Inslee wants to tax e-cigs, related products - even nicotine free (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Proposed Budget Includes 95% Tax on e-Cigs, Related Products

Critics say tax would not only 'destroy' their profits, but drive consumers back to traditional cigarettes.

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