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Why Gov. Jay Inslee Needs to Resign Note: The following op-ed was distributed to media outlets throughout Washington state on Oct. 21, 2021. By Sen. Doug Ericksen [670 words] As the COVID pandemic winds down and the rest of our country returns to life as normal, Washington state has emerged as a leader in oppression. Nearly 2,000... Read More...
Ericksen solar-incentive legislation a smashing success, legislative auditors say Program achieved goals of spurring solar installations, manufacturing, weaning industry from subsidies Ericksen bill extended state subsidies for solar, with eventual phase-out $110 million distributed to homeowners, community organizations Spurred installation of 7,337 solar systems, created 1,519 jobs OLYMPIA – Solar power incentive legislation sponsored by Sen. Doug Ericksen in... Read More...
Ericksen vaccination-rights bill becomes rallying point against Inslee decree Governor vows to fire public employees not vaccinated by Oct. 18 Calls and emails flood legislative offices Thousands call for passage of Ericksen bill protecting vaccination rights Bill isn’t anti-vaccination, but protects right to choose Listen to the podcast. OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s new COVID-19 vaccine mandate has stirred... Read More...
Inslee poised to create blackouts, crash economy, drive up energy costs, Ericksen says – bills await governor’s signature today Bills aim to promote electric cars – but there isn’t enough juice to power them Cap-and-tax, high-cost fuel standards measures will dramatically increase fuel costs Program requires increase in misery for people of state Will reduce Washington competitiveness, job creation Low-carbon fuel standards, cap and trade measures will send fuel... Read More...
As ‘vaccination discrimination’ spreads, Ericksen calls again for ban New decree from governor allows discrimination based on vaccinations ‘Vaccinated only’ seating sections possible for churches, spectator events Ericksen bill bans discrimination in schools, travel, public accommodations Government coercion inappropriate, Ericksen says – should be individual choice OLYMPIA – A new COVID decree from Gov. Jay Inslee mandating “vaccinated only”... Read More...