Black Diamond Event Featured Speaker
Black Diamond Event Featured Speaker
South King County Patriots
CAPR King County
are proud to host
Center for Self Governance
Dead Man Talking
The Story of Levoy Finicum September 6, 6:30 -9:00 at the Fairwood Golf & Country Club, 17070 - 140th Avenue SE, Renton
Asphalt Plant Near Renton?
It has been said that the first (and perhaps the last) question of philosophy is, “What is the good?” With respect to shaping and managing growth in Washington, that question was supposed to be addressed by a model designed to make sure laws and regulations are in place so that competing considerations are addressed fairly and consistently. That model consists of the Washington State Growth Management Act (GMA) as the top-level guidance, followed by a county comprehensive plan for a regional focus, followed by zoning for specific uses within a county, and completed by the permitting process. That model is again in danger of failing the residents of unincorporated King County.
Only seven counties in Washington State have adopted the charter system of government. Seven out of 39 is almost 18% which is not an amount that signifies a large interest in this governing format statewide. The majority of residents of the 32 traditional counties see no advantage in changing their style of local governing. In fact, an argument can be made the charter system is not a good fit for the seven which adopted it. Charter counties become expensive in increased salary costs, bureaucracy laden, and less responsive to constituents.
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Most importantly, VOTE!
By Glen Morgan -
Dept of Ecology employee Paul Pickett’s priority is to cover up corruption at the Thurston Conservation District
CAPR ALERT--Do you want to testify?
THE PENDING SALE OF OUR FIVE STATE REGIONAL AVISTA UTILITY TO A CANADIAN COMPANY, WILL HAVE SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY FOR GENERATIONS TO COME! So you're an American? What can you do about it?
Watch this fact filled power point video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMkTv44XxHA
Watch this video: https://youtu.be/E0n3l5s19Os
Northwest Property Owners' Alliance is very concerned about the Avista Sale! See their website for more information and Idaho meetings!
Cowboy Summit 2018
April 25, 2018
Ranchers came together for a day long summit to work with one another and Legislators with a full agenda and discussion of goals for Wolf Management. Good progress was made and plans for achieving those goals were put in place. The Cattle Producers of Washington and the Washington Cattlemen’s Association, along with the Washington Farm Bureau hosted and were led by Steve McLaughlin of the Northern Wolf Coalition.
Citizens' Alliance for Property Rights (CAPR) was pleased to accept on behalf of our membership an invitation from Representative Luanne Van Werven to attend the signing of her bill 2307! This marks an important moment in the work CAPR has done to promote property rights, and to promote the recognition of the substantive rights of property owners - the legislature must acknowledge the validity, or legality of its acts, and that law-making has consequences. We are enthused to see this bill reflects these ideals! Representative Van Werven has with this bill taken an important step in protecting property owners and their rights.
Steve Mclaughlin has been working with a broad based coalition to help people understand the facts about wolves in Washington. Recently he presented his information to the CAPR King County Chapter, the CAPR members in attendance were quite interested in Steve's presentation and here supply infromation to share about what was learned from Steve.
The Economic Effect of Wolf Predation on Ranching Families and Rural Communities
Rod Haeberle and Steve McLaughlin
(The monetary numbers provided in this article are notional and introduced for the sole purpose of illustrating the unseen economic impact to a ranching family and the community, but they’re close enough to make a point!)