Advocacy

Legislative Session 2019

From concern to action!

Welcome to the 2019 Legislative session; a 105-day session expected to end in April.

Track bills with the most current information with our Weekly Legislative Updates. Questions? Contact Audubon Washington Government Relations at amaxwell@audubon.org.

Audubon priorities for the 2019 legislative session include: 

In addition, we continue to work with the Environmental Priorities Coalition (EPC). EPC 2019 priorities include 100% clean energy, oil spill prevention, orca emergency response, and reducing plastic pollution.

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Priority Issues

Western Sandpiper pulling a worm out of the sand
Western Sandpiper Photo: Ronan Donovan

Advocacy Tools

Snowy Plovers Photo: Mick Thomspon

Environmental Priorities Coalition

Beginning in 2003, WSACC joined the Environmental Priorities Coalition (EPC). Today, through the power of the Chapter Network, Audubon Washington is one of over 20 leading environmental groups in Washington state that work to influence policy at the state level. Each legislative session the Coalition selects priority issues that are important to protecting our state for future generations and works hard to pass this common agenda.

West Coast Climate Campaign

Audubon Washington is a partner in the West Coast Climate Campaign - A collaborative group of environmental organizations in California, Oregon, and Washington working on strategies to help combat climate change in the Pacific Northwest. Together we are working to change policy in Washington to:

  • Limit and price carbon pollution
  • Replace coal with clean energy
  • Reduce carbon pollution from transportation with a clean fuel standard

Carbon WA

non-partisan grassroots group working to advance revenue-neutral carbon pricing solutions in Washington State.

Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy is a coalition of individuals, organizations and businesses dedicated to reducing global warming pollution, strengthening our economy, and making sure all Washington families have a better future. 

SESSION SUMMARIES

2018 Audubon Legislative Session Summary here
2017 Audubon Legislative Session Summary here
2016 Audubon Legislative Session Summary here.
2015 Audubon Legislative Session Summary here.
2015 Audubon Advocacy Day Summary available here.
2015 Teen Advocacy Day Summary available here.

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