HOW I-1464 LIMITS CORPORATE CASH, LOBBYIST ACCESS, AND IES


Wondering whether you should vote for I-1464? Me too. Here’s the scoop, via Sightline.org. If the Supreme Court says (temporarily) that corporations are “people” then they should not be able to contribute anymore than people. You can’t have it both ways.

Very good article.  If you voted for Bernie, you will want to vote For I-1464.

HOW I-1464 LIMITS CORPORATE CASH, LOBBYIST ACCESS, AND IES
And the Washington Government Accountability Act is only getting started.

In 2012, the Spokane-based electric power utility Avista donated $92,000 via its main lobbyist, Collins Sprague, to influence state candidate races in Washington. That year, lobbied by Sprague, the Washington legislature passed anamendment to the state’s Clean Energy Initiativethat loosened definitions of clean energy to include energy produced from older biomass plants, such as Avista’s 1983-vintage Kettle Falls biomass facility…..

read the whole story at:

How I-1464 Limits Corporate Cash, Lobbyist Access, and IEs

and the first in the series

Introducing the Washington Government Accountability Act

One Response

  1. Appreciate the leg work…

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