Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Feb. 19 signed a bill providing public utility tax exemptions on grants received on or after Feb. 29, 2020, to address impacts due to the COVID-19 emergency. The legislation, House Bill 1095, also provides such grant exemptions from state business and occupation… Read More

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Scott Coe—a public-power leader who started under the Greatest Generation, rose to leadership among boomers, and has led organizations with boomers, millennials and maybe even zoomers—joins Matthew Scroettnig. Read more

Two new applications with FERC to surrender and transfer a license for the four lower Klamath River dams, as a prelude to their removal, are drawing dozens of comments and motions to intervene from individuals, organizations, tribes, government agencies and elected officials. Read More

The Bureau of Land Management on Feb. 17 moved to block the Trump administration's proposed amendments aimed at boosting development on federal lands in the California desert. Meanwhile, House floor action is due Feb. 23 on a package of land-conservation bills, including a permanent ban on n… Read More