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Ecology’s Nooksack Rule had been standard practice in Washington for decades. But the Futurewise lawyers didn’t like it. They wanted a new standard: that the GMA required counties to obtain evidence...

As you may have read or heard, I believe strongly that “levy equalization” is the best state-level tax reform for Washington. It means adjusting how we fund public schools to rely...

Last fall, the court issued its decision in the Whatcom County v. Hirst case, which involved a complicated dispute over how different groups can claim water rights in this state. The...