The Political Voice for the Environment
October 24, 2012 - Washington Conservation Voters, which is backing Inslee, a former congressman, launched an online petition calling on the paper to cancel the ads. "How can we trust their reporting on the governor's race, when they've clearly picked their horse in the race?" the group said.
October 24, 2012 - That's why his group, with a big financial assist from the national League of Conservation Voters, is going to bat for Jay Inslee, the Democratic candidate for governor in Washington, who is considered one of the greenest candidates running for any office anywhere in the country. Inslee is the first gubernatorial candidate to earn an endorsement from the national League in about 30 years, an indication says Cechovic, that the race is "a big priority for the national environmental community."
October 18, 2012 - Today, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna issued a narrow “environmental plan” that rolls back standards and shifts Puget Sound restoration to local, voluntary efforts.
October 13, 2012 - I'm saving most notes from today for a later story, but I will say that the Washington Conservation Voters, which organized the door-to-door efforts in five communities today (also Olympia, Auburn, Snohomish and Bellingham), is planning an unprecedented push behind Inslee. Organizer Shannon Murphy said close to 150 people were expected in the effort today.
October 08, 2012 - All around the country this election season, we’ve got Democrats who don’t want to talk about climate change and Republicans who don’t even acknowledge that climate change is real. But in the Washington state governor’s race, it’s a whole different ballgame. The Democrat, Jay Inslee, is a longtime, outspoken crusader for climate action and clean energy.