Breach the Ballard Locks first, before Snake River dams, says Ericksen bill Would study lock-breaching, removal of Seattle City Light dams Skagit River would run free, mighty Ravenna Creek would see daylight Would give Seattle honor of “going first” in environmental restoration OLYMPIA – Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has introduced legislation allowing the citizens of Seattle to lead the state in environmental... Read More...
Statement from Sen. Doug Ericksen on state Supreme Court cap-and-trade decision Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, ranking Republican on the Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee, offered the following statement in response to the state Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday striking down the most onerous provisions of the Inslee Administration’s “Clean Air Rule.” The court ruled Thursday that state agencies cannot exceed the... Read More...
Taxes the real issue of the 2020 legislative session This is the first article in Sen. Doug Ericksen’s Fixing Washington series, a periodic series of reports from Olympia about the issues that face Washington lawmakers today. By Sen. Doug Ericksen Fixing Washington Let me make a prediction about this year’s legislative session, probably the safest prediction ever made. We’re... Read More...
Sen. Ericksen to hold town hall meeting Thursday in Ferndale OLYMPIA – State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, will hold a town hall meeting Thursday, June 13 in Ferndale. The event is free and open to the public. Ericksen will discuss the just-finished legislative session and its implications for the state’s future. Ericksen also will take questions from the audience. The... Read More...