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Save money and the environment

Public safety, Natural resources, Protect health and vulnerable people: First, no more subsidies for coal or coal powered electricty. With the reports we're getting from IPCC this seems immoral to me! Second, based on recent US and EU studies, we know that coal powered electricity produces external costs -- to health, lifespans, buildings, nature, climate, and more -- that amount to at least 5 cents/kwH of electricity ...more »

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Decrease the cost of administration: DSHS/DDD

Decrease the cost of administration: DSHS/DDD should stop initiating/supporting residential habilitation center closure efforts and let their superintendents do their jobs at their facilities. Each closure effort results in distraction of the superintendents and other administrators from their own responsibilities and redirects their time and energy to the Division's closure agenda. Hundreds, if not thousands, of expensive ...more »

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