The "Hirst Fix" law as passed the legislature and as effective on January 18, 2018 entitled "Water Availability" provides legislative intent to the Department of Ecology and counties within Water Resource Inventory Area in establishing water availability through in stream flow rules. http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Laws/Senate/6091-S.SL.pdf?cite=2018%20c%201%20%C2%A7%20201
By Cindy Alia, April 30, 2019
CAPR Spokane wishes to thank all who attended the annual CAPR Spokne Banquet!
A great time was had by all with members, supporters, and legislators attending to review and celebate successful CAPR campaigns, and the progress made by citizen activists over the past year.
Legislators provided insight and review of the session.
Mountain States Legal Foundation provided insight and discussion of our present legal environment.
Please remember to support CAPR in our ongoing work to protect your property rights!
The Spokane Citizens' Alliance for Property Rights Invites You to Attend—Saturday May 25th
8th ANNUAL SPOKANE CAPR BANQUET and AUCTION
April 24, 2019
Dear Minority Leader JT Wilcox,
The board of Citizens’ Alliance for Property Rights wishes to convey to you our ardent and unequivocal support of Representative Matt Shea.
The Olympian reports “ Washington Democrats have called for the expulsion of GOP state Rep. Matt Shea from his caucus and other sanctions after a report that he allegedly participated in a group chat that discussed spying on and attacking political enemies.”
By Cindy Alia, April 29, 2019
The legislature completed this year’s session at midnight Monday morning, and did it with a gusto for filching the pockets of every productive citizen in Washington State. Even in these good times for business and so for what is referred to as revenue, taxation was the main focus for the Democrat Majority this year.
Cindy Alia, April 13, 2019
One significant and impressive way to turn back the tide on the flood of the green deal is citizen activism. Well educated and informed citizens banding together reversed the Avista/Hydro One deal with information, science, and a passion to protect our clean hydropower, national security and independence.
That same dedication is urgently needed by citizen activists now. The craze of the most devoted and simplistically delusional green worriers is to continuously beat the drum of climate change to claim it requires our state’s dams must come down.
This blog post contains a series of links to articles written on the topic of Climate Change. We hope this will be of interest to those seeking facts on the topic.
The CAPR Conference Banquet Key Note Speaker was Marc Morano, former Communications Director for the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee and senior aide, speechwriter, and climate researcher for Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), is the executive editor and chief correspondent for ClimateDepot.com, a pioneering climate and eco-news center. His informative and entertaining presentation had the attention of all as he explained the history and effects of global climate change campaigns throughout the years. We are grateful for the support of CAPR that enabled us to feature Mr. Morano, and his presentation which was enjoyed by all!
By Cindy Alia, April 2, 2019
This bill has passed the House, but must go through the process in the Senate, where it has had a first reading, but is not scheduled yet for a public hearing. You can comment on the bill at 800 562 6000!
A suite of Tenant/Landlord Bills have been introduced and are progressing through the legislature. It is self-evident that no genuine effort has been made by bill sponsors to solicit input from industry-wide stakeholders. Tenant advocates have been candid (and successful) with their opposition to landlords having a seat at the table. That is why these bills are generally so short-sighted.
Tenant/Landlord relationship and interaction is dynamic and complex, and these bills fail to recognize the on the ground circumstances created with real people living real lives. Additionally the bills do not consider that both landlords and fellow tenants can suffer the consequences of a bad apple tenant.