Can crowdfunding bring more reporting of environmental news out of Olympia at a time when fewer reporters are on the job asking tough questions on behalf of all of us? Good luck to +Robert Mcclure+Jason Alcorn and InvestigateWest (www.invw.org) in this pilot project.
Climate change and clean water. The future of energy in Washington state. Oil spills. Wildfire. With your help, we'll be there to report on what lawmakers are doing on key environmental issues and help you understand why it matters.
"I’ve seen all kinds of ways that people try to get around the laws, the ways people attack candidates, we see it all the time... [Yet we] have three people on staff who are charged with enforcing the laws. So any time anybody complains, and we get a lot of complaints, those three staff people are charged with processing those complaints..."
InvestigateWest's Robert McClure talks with Edwin Bender and Amit Ramade about the influence of money in state politics, the rising cost of high-quality information, and what kind of reform they want to see.
During the wintertime, the days can get pretty dark in Puget Sound. Skies are overcast much of the season, and the city’s position at just over 47 degrees from the equator means we endure short days and long nights. This leads … Continue reading →
Mitch has recently been diagnosed with a rare cancer, soft tissue sarcoma. Doctors have told us the disease is incurable and so our focus right now as a family is on prolonging the time he has with his 11-year-old twins, and managing the disease as best as possible. On May 19, Mitch underwent su...