Washington State’s Most Populous County Passes Second Moratorium on New and Expanded Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

Seattle, WA – On July 10th, 2019, the King County Council passed a second 6-month moratorium on any new and or expanded fossil fuel infrastructure. King County, which includes Seattle, is the state’s most populous county and home to the third largest port in the United States. Continue reading

Seattle Seeks to Hold the Fossil Fuel Industry Accountable, also Pursue Green New Deal

The fossil fuel industry has caused immeasurable harm to our society, and I intend to do everything in my power to make sure that fossil fuel companies pay their fair share for the mess they have caused.” Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes

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Governor Inslee signs Washington Indian Health Improvement Act

Bill creates stronger collaboration between Tribes, urban Indian health organizations, and state

Olympia, Wash.—A bill that will change the way healthcare funds are invested in tribal and urban Indian health organizations was signed by Governor Jay Inslee Tuesday, May 7. Continue reading

Taking Money from Banks Profiting off of Destroying the Earth: Financing Our Own Desecration by Matt Remle

In August 2016, I reached out to Seattle city council member Kshama Sawant to see if we could launch an ambitious effort to end Seattle’s financial relationship with Wells Fargo. Continue reading

Celebrating Indigenous People by Michael Rios

On the second Monday of October 2014, Seattle became the third place in the United States to acknowledge Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The process to end the celebration of a genocidal, slave trading, lost navigator was strenuous, but thanks to tireless work by activists like Matt Remle and many others, the proclamation was voted on by the Seattle City Council and signed into law by Mayor Ed Murray in 2013. Continue reading