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A Win for transit riders, disability community, clean air and less congestion 

by Climate Solutions on October 15, 2020

WA's Supreme Court strikes down controversial initiative that threatened transportation improvements and investments across the state 

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For Fair and Honest Elections, vote YES on Measure 107

by Meredith Connolly on October 9, 2020

Oregon’s lack of effective campaign finance limits allows corporations to buy massive influence while casting a dark shadow on state and local politics. Time to lift the veil.

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Better transit, safer streets, cleaner air for Portland: Vote YES on Measure 26-218

by Meredith Connolly and Victoria Paykar and Sara Wright on October 9, 2020

Climate Solutions and Oregon Environmental Council proudly endorse Let’s Get Moving 2020. Don’t miss your chance to vote YES on Measure 26-218 at the bottom of your ballot.

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Portland Metro voters will get chance to say YES to safe, clean and efficient transportation

by Victoria Paykar on July 7, 2020

The Portland metro region needs safe, efficient, and affordable transportation options. Let’s Get Moving 2020 will help make these improvements possible, all while reducing climate pollution and addressing systemic inequities.

2020 Washington State legislative session ends in climate failure

by Climate Solutions on March 13, 2020

Washington Senate Democrats handed veto power to a small minority of its caucus, and failed to take action to cut transportation pollution—ignoring a priority of 66% of WA voters 

Oregon reclaims leadership on climate action

by Jonathan Gates on March 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: After partisan delay and denial tactics in the Oregon Legislature, Governor Kate Brown stepped up and fulfilled her long-standing promise to take strong executive action to address the climate crisis.

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Oregon’s legislature fails again to deliver on climate action

by Jonathan Gates on March 6, 2020

Once again, a minority bloc of Republican lawmakers backed by big polluters – this time in both the Senate and the House – chose to break our democratic process by refusing to show up for work for weeks, many hiding out of state. This is not how democracy is supposed to work; Oregonians deserve better.

"We can no longer kick the can down the road" on clean fuels

by Climate Solutions on March 3, 2020

A lengthy Senate Transportation Committee hearing highlighted the urgency for Washington to act on transportation emissions, benefits to rural communities and cleaner air quality, and the depth of community concern for well-being related to climate change.

Senate Transportation Committee next to consider WA Clean Fuels bill

by Climate Solutions on February 25, 2020

Efforts to make available cleaner transportation fuels in Washington State move forward as bill passes out of a key Senate committee

“The house is on fire and it’s our house”: Momentum for clean fuels for Washington grows

by Stephanie Noren on January 30, 2020

Pressure grows on Washington State Senate as the House of Representatives passes a Clean Fuel Standard for second year in a row

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Kimberly Larson, Director of Communications and Engagement
kimberly (at) climatesolutions.org
206.448.6653 (office)

for Washington State inquiries:
Stephanie Noren, Washington Communications Manager
stephanie (at) climatesolutions.org
206.454.7893 (office)

for Oregon inquiries:
Jonathan Gates, Oregon Communications Manager
jonathan.gates (at) climatesolutions.org
503.548.2538 (office)

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