FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 11, 2023 OLYMPIA—Sen. Liz Lovelett (D-Anacortes) and Rep. Davina Duerr (D-Bothell) have introduced legislation that aims to address climate change by updating Washington’s planning framework.
“This is about protecting our homes and businesses from floods, wildfires, and droughts while reducing greenhouse gases,” said Duerr. “Housing, transportation, and energy use are all related to how we plan—or fail to plan. When we do it right, it saves taxpayer money and creates a healthier, more sustainable state for all of us.”The bills, SB 5203 and HB 1181, would update the Growth Management Act (GMA) ...Read More