GREAT NEWS: Washington UTC Denies Avista Hydro One Appeal!

GREAT NEWS: Washington UTC Denies Avista Hydro One Appeal!

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

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 proposed merger does not serve ...
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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 unsustainable without sizable...
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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

— 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 Attorney of Seattle revealed this wee...
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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 company because they...
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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 possibility of continuing...
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County Treasurer Invokes Coordination Process for Purchase of Avista

County Treasurer Invokes Coordination Process for Purchase of Avista

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 controversial acquisition of Avista,...
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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 appreciative applause from a charged up ...
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51st State Status for Liberty State Gains Momentum

51st State Status for Liberty State Gains Momentum

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 has grown leaps and bounds....
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The Seriousness of the Hydro One Purchase of Avista

The Seriousness of the Hydro One Purchase of Avista

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. from Ontario...
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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 SB 6091? INSIST...
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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 protests over supply chain shipments of...
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