Wonkabout Washington

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Wonkabout Washington: Lessons in Intergenerational Organizing from Olympia

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We’re all socially distancing here in Washington but last week we convened a group of land use leaders in Olympia for a discussion about how to...

Wonkabout Washington: The Little Climate Goal Bill That Could

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Futurewise Legislative Wrap-Up: The Story Behind House Bill 2427, the GMA Climate Goal Bill At Futurewise, we believe that local government planning needs to more...

Wonkabout Washington: Futurewise 2020 Legal Preview

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Last month we gave readers of The Urbanist a preview of Futurewise’s 2020 legislative agenda. This month we’re going to do an overview of...

Wonkabout Washington: Priorities for the 2020 Legislative Session

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The 2020 legislative session kicked off on January 13th and we’re officially down in Olympia five days a week advocating for the smart, responsible...

The Urbanist Meetup This Tuesday Features Futurewise

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For our monthly meetup on January 14th, we are excited to be joined by our friend Kate Brunette from Futurewise. For 30 years, Futurewise...

Wonkabout Washington: State Takings Law Remade

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Wonkabout Washington is back after a brief hiatus and we’re wrapping up the year with an exceptionally wonky topic that has broad impacts for...

Wonkabout Washington: Advocating for Equity in Skyway Subarea Plan

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Futurewise and Skyway Solutions Advocate for Equity in Skyway Subarea Plan As the King County Council considers a draft of the Skyway-West Hill Land Use...

Wonkabout Washington: Equity in SEPA Reform, Improving Watersheds in Port Angeles

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Keeping an Equity Focus for SEPA Reform in Seattle This year’s legislative session saw the passage of a major bill, House Bill 1923 that aims...