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Forested area in Washington. CREDIT: Connor Henricksen

The Fight For Legacy Forests Part Six: What Some Beneficiaries Think About The Fight To End Harvests Of Older Trees

This week in the sixth story of “The Fight for Legacy Forests” series, Lauren Gallups reports on how some communities are worried about losing money from timber harvests, which pay for services they need. Continue Reading The Fight For Legacy Forests Part Six: What Some Beneficiaries Think About The Fight To End Harvests Of Older Trees

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State Rep. Kirsten Harris-Talley, a south Seattle Democrat, is one of three lawmakers of color who are not running for reelection after just one full term in office. In an op-ed, Harris-Talley described the legislative work environment as toxic and said she had been betrayed by House Democratic leadership.

Washington Lawmakers Of Color Announce Departures, One Calls The Work Environment ‘Toxic’

In recent years, Washington’s Legislature has grown more diverse. And majority Democrats have emphasized diversity and equity as core values. But now three members of color, out of nearly 30, are stepping down from the Legislature after serving just one full term. One of them describes the legislative work environment as toxic. Continue Reading Washington Lawmakers Of Color Announce Departures, One Calls The Work Environment ‘Toxic’

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