Washington

Sonicare Founder David Giuliani on Washington’s I-1631

Carbon pricing is on its way to the ballot box in Washington and we are continuing our coverage of the ballot initiative and what it means for the state. Recently, our Executive Director was able to sit down with entrepreneur...

Issues Plague Industry Study on I-1631

This article was originally published by Carbon Washington A newly released study exploring the impacts of initiative 1631 by the NERA economic consulting group, funded by the No on 1631 coalition, should not be used by lawmakers or voters when evaluating Initiative...

All signs point to the ballot – Now is the time for a carbon price in Washington

On Monday morning, organizers and volunteers for the “Yes on 1631” campaign prepared to board an electric bus and head to Olympia, Washington. The individuals representing labor, tribal, and environmental groups typically visit the State Capital to lobby on issues...

How Does I-1631 Compare to Other Recent Carbon Pricing Proposals in Washington State?

*This article was originally published by our friends at Carbon Washington, for more information please visit their website. Initiative 1631, is the latest iteration of carbon pricing to come to Washington State. It was filed by a coalition including the Alliance...

Ballot Initiative Replaces Legislative Bill in Effort to Pass Carbon Pricing In Washington

Over the past three months, Washington has been on the forefront of state level carbon pricing legislation. Governor Jay Inslee announced in his 2018 State of the State address that he intended to work closely with the legislature to pass...

Evergreen State Looks to be First on Carbon Pricing

Seattle is a city in the clouds this time of year, but for those of us following carbon pricing policy, things are surely heating up. With the legislative session wrapping up next week, Governor Jay Inslee and his team of...

Washington Carbon Pricing Legislation Amended as it Progresses Through State Senate

Last month, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced the details of SB 6203, a carbon pricing bill that he is championing alongside Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D - Seattle). I detailed the policy in the January newsletter. The bill made three major...

Carbon Pricing in Washington: How Should We Be Talking About Exemptions?

Carbon pricing efforts are not just picking up steam in New England, a similar fight is underway in the northwest. On Thursday afternoon Washington’s state Senate Committee on Ways & Means approved a substitute bill of Governor Jay Inslee’s carbon...

Washington Governor Announces Plan to Price Carbon

Big things are happening in Washington State. Governor Jay Inslee announced carbon pricing as one of his main policy priorities during his annual State of the State Address on January 9th, 2018. On the same day, he announced legislation that...