GREAT NEWS: Washington UTC Denies Avista Hydro One Appeal!

GREAT NEWS: Washington UTC Denies Avista Hydro One Appeal!

1     GREAT NEWS: The following press release from Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) finalizes the hopes of this big lead balloon that has so worried Avista customers for the last couple of years. This Washington State decision does put the...
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Washington State regulators deny Hydro One’s acquisition of Avista Corporation

Washington State regulators deny Hydro One’s acquisition of Avista Corporation

31     Press Release from Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission Olympia, Wash. – State regulators today denied Canada-based Hydro One Limited’s proposed acquisition of Spokane-based Avista Corporation, finding the...
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Washington State Can’t Afford Lisa Brown

Washington State Can’t Afford Lisa Brown

      Lisa Brown is a left-wing politician out trying to buy votes with our money by promising to vote against cuts in Medicare and Social Security benefits. As an economist she knows, but fails to mention, these programs are uns...
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Seattle and Vancouver Poised to Move Forward on Possible Climate Litigation

Seattle and Vancouver Poised to Move Forward on Possible Climate Litigation

47     — Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — City officials in both Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia are indicating their governments may be next to pursue climate lawsuits against energy companies. The City Attor...
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Down in Flames – Help us Fight the Avista/Hydro One merger!

Down in Flames – Help us Fight the Avista/Hydro One merger!

      The Canadian company, Hydro One that is trying to purchase Avista Corp, our US utility, is not faring well in its own Province. The Ontario Energy Board has turned down Hydro One’s plan to buy another Canadian energy ...
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Letter to the Washington UTC Regarding the Avista Sale to Hydro One

Letter to the Washington UTC Regarding the Avista Sale to Hydro One

      Members of the WUTC: Re: Sale of Hydro One (Docket U-1-170970, WUTC v. Avista) Submitted on August 7, 2018 Under the present circumstances, because of what has developed with respect to Hydro One in Canada and the possibilit...
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County Treasurer Invokes Coordination Process for Purchase of Avista

County Treasurer Invokes Coordination Process for Purchase of Avista

31     Above: Rob Chase filing a Notice of Invoking Coordination Process at the Spokane Office of the Washington State Attorney General. Spokane County Treasurer Rob Chase announced on July 24th that he has posted watch, over the cont...
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2018 Spokane County Republican ‘Lincoln Day’ Dinner

2018 Spokane County Republican ‘Lincoln Day’ Dinner

      “We want less taxes, less government, and more freedom” Spokane County Republican Party chair, Cecily Wright’s opening remark “We want less taxes, less government, and more freedom” drew an appr...
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51st State Status for Liberty State Gains Momentum

51st State Status for Liberty State Gains Momentum

12     Matt Shea, Washington State’s firebrand state representative from Spokane County is extremely pleased to report that the endeavor to create a new state out of eastern Washington which would be the 51st state named Liberty ...
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The Seriousness of the Hydro One Purchase of Avista

The Seriousness of the Hydro One Purchase of Avista

1     The Avista sale to Hydro One, and subjecting Avista customers to Hydro One, is wrong for several reasons as I discuss here and could bring severe impacts on Avista customers if cross-border practices are carried into the U.S. fro...
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No Gardens or Outdoor Water for You in Washington

No Gardens or Outdoor Water for You in Washington

      Oppose SB 6091 in Washington State Washington State SENATE BILL 6091. WHAT CAN YOU DO TO STOP THE PHONY WATER CRISIS REGARDING WELLS AND DEVELOPMENT OF HOMES IN RURAL AREAS AS A SO-CALLED “HIRST FIX‘ OUTLINED IN ...
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Lawmaker Calls For Washington Police Chief’s Ouster After Siding With Environmental Protesters

Lawmaker Calls For Washington Police Chief’s Ouster After Siding With Environmental Protesters

      — Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — A Washington State lawmaker has called for the firing of Olympia’s police chief, following statements made by the law enforcement official in 2016 in relation to pro...
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