Washington State Government

Inslee's bold climate initative: The Right Time, the Right Place, the Right People

by Gregg Small on April 29, 2014

On April 29, Washington Governor Jay Inslee's Executive Order on climate change marked a big leap forward for West Coast climate leadership.

Washington should continue to build on our success with renewable energy

by Jessica Finn Coven on January 30, 2014

Washington State has made great strides in clean energy, energy efficiency, and energy independence. But some legislators want to slow or reverse…

Olympia 2014: Let’s maintain support for a clean energy future

by Ben Serrurier on January 16, 2014

And they’re off! Monday marked the official start of the 2014 Washington State legislative session. Here's a preview of how Climate Solutions will be…

Clean Energy Wins in Double Legislative Overtime

by Jessica Finn Coven on July 1, 2013

While much of the media attention of the state legislature session focused on the near government shutdown and the bu

An extra special session in Washington State

by Jessica Finn Coven on May 20, 2013

On May 13, the Washington State legislature started its 30 day special session, an addition to the 105 day “regular” session that ended last month.…

2016 Western Washington Solutions Summit

The 2016 Western Washington Solutions Summit hosted by the Washington Policy Center will convene over 600 policymakers, business owners, community leaders and concerned citizens to discuss solutions to our state’s most pressing issues, we are sure to have another informative and high-quality event in 2016. 

This event combines center-specific events into a half-day policy conference in Bellevue - with two keynote presentations from Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal and former Louisana Governor & presidential candidate Bobby Jindal.