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 proposes sensible solution to Whatcom County water concerns Avoid court battle by pursuing policy-based path instead, says veteran lawmaker OLYMPIA… It took 42 years and countless tax dollars to produce the 2019 court decision that finally settled a case about water rights in the Yakima River Basin. Sen. Doug Ericksen doesn’t want farmers, homeowners, employers and other with... 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...