Sluggish and inadequate government response to local extreme weather threats to the unhoused / Facebook post, Sj Robson

City of Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville, left. Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws, right.

February 14, 2019 Sandy Robson

It is painful to witness the continued sluggish and inadequate response from the City of Bellingham and Whatcom County governments to the critical situation facing some unhoused/unsheltered people in Whatcom County during this current period of very cold weather and the accompanying build-up of snow.

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Fire Doug #30 / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click the graphic to access the March 9, 2018 All Point Bulletin article, “Behind the scene of public records bill veto”

September 24, 2018  Dena Jensen

Here comes post #30 for why Doug’s Got to Go. This is one for the category of the numerous noticeably unpopular votes that Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen has made as our representative for the 42nd Legislative District.  Continue reading

Fire Doug #29 / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click the graphic to access the 9/24/2018 Seattle Times editorial, “Lawmaker out of order to approve of a sham foreign election”

September 23, 2018

Perfect timing for this editorial, that came out today in The Seattle Times, to contribute to day 29 of our Doug’s Got to Go posts. It offers a third day in a row of reasons why Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen’s judgement cannot be trusted, among other ways his judgement cannot be trusted, in relation to his numerous trips to Cambodia.  Continue reading

Undocumented Leaders React to Governor Inslee’s Executive Order / Press Release, Grassroots undocumented led communities

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February 23, 2017  Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Maru Mora Villalpando
FEBRUARY 2017
Undocumented Leaders React to Governor Inslee’s Executive Order
Accountability is still required to fulfill the promise of a hate-free state.

Tacoma, WA- We the grassroots undocumented led communities that worked with Senator Lisa Wellman in building a new process for introducing public policy in Olympia, want to thank Sen Wellman for listening to our voices and drafting language with us that would have provided a sense of dignity and protection from federal immigration enforcement by ending their collaboration with local law enforcement departments. Continue reading