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- OFM Says Another Week Needed for Low-Carbon Fuels Analysis October 20, 2014The Washington state Office of Financial Management is pushing back the release of a key economic analysis on a potential low-carbon fuels standard. OFM says it needs another week to wrap up the analysis, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued Oct. 27, said Jim Cahill, a senior budget assistant to Gov. Jay Inslee, on […]
- Pam Roach Cleared of Ethics Charges on 2103 Trip Abroad October 20, 2014
- Inside Tom Steyer’s Campaign War Room October 20, 2014
- Your Need-to-Know International Headlines October 21, 2014In my weekly wrap-up over at IJReview you can 14 headlines from the international news last week that I think are important to read. Be sure to check it out, including the situation in Iraq, Yemen and Russia.
- Top Issues for Gen Y in 2014 Midterms October 21, 2014Do midterms matter? They might to Gen Y if politicians bothers to discuss the topics that matter most to twenty-somethings. Here is my list of the top ten issues for Millennials (complete with Tina Fey/Groot gifs). Read the full article at Political Illusions Exposed: PIE. Photo by KAZVorpal
- Top 3 International Stories I’m Watching Today October 20, 20141) The Turkish government is now supporting Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the Syrian border town of Kobani. This weekend, U.S. forces airdropped medical supplies, weapons and ammunition to Kurds outside the city to fight ISIS. Support from Turkey is a major policy shift in the region, specifically towards the Kurds. 2) A second massacre […]
- Pro-Israel Protesters Disrupt Anti-Semitic Met Opera October 21, 2014Pro-Israel protesters disrupted the opening performance of the New York City Metropolitan Opera's production of "The Death of Klinghoffer," a controversial opera that critics say condones anti-Semitism and terrorism against Jews. The Met's production of the opera, which begun its run on Monday evening, has been engulfed in controversy for
- Dem Candidate Admits Obamacare Drove Up Her Healthcare Costs October 21, 2014
- WFB’s Ellison Barber on GOP Surge Before Midterms October 20, 2014
- Frequent Buses Yes; Dedicated Lanes No October 21, 2014In an op-ed in the Albuquerque Journal, the Antiplanner argues that transit agencies in medium-sized cities such as Albuquerque should experiment with “bus-rapid transit lite”–meaning increasing bus frequencies, reducing the number of stops so as to speed schedules, and prepayment of fares to speed loading of passengers. But dedicating traffic lanes to buses
- Hal Salwasser R.I.P. October 20, 2014The Forest Service has historically been dominated by foresters and engineers, so a wildlife biologist who joined the agency in 1978 wouldn’t expect to advance very far. But after getting a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from the University of California at Berkeley, Hal Salwasser went to work for the Forest Service and quickly moved up […]
- How to Hoodwink the Public October 17, 2014Two years ago, Virginia Beach put a measure on the ballot to extend the Norfolk light rail (which stops at the border between the two cities) into Virginia Beach. All of the advertising for the measure said “Vote Yes to Study Light Rail.” But the actual measure read, “Should the City Council adopt an ordinance […]