To prevent attempts to weaken, delay, or rollback state environmental laws and programs that are critical for clean air, clean water and healthy communities.
Update: May 1, 2013
Budget negotiations between the House and Senate will be the
key focus for the legislature as we enter into Special Session.
The environmental community's Conservation Works priority, is a package of common-sense projects in the
Capital Budget that protect our quality of life, create jobs and address costly
threats from forest fires, toxic pollution, and flooding.
stand: Both the House and Senate have their own version of the budget
and they are quite different. The House’s capital budget made stronger
investments in Conservation Works, investing $97.1 million more than the
Senate. The House also respected objective ranking approaches designed to
identify the best projects for the state’s dollars, while the Senate selected
projects for political reasons.
Washington Conservation Voters
shannon (at) wcvoters.org