Campaign: Economic Development

Improve and Cost Reduce all Public Lighting Practices

Use low wattage street light bulbs. Check out what they did with the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto. They used a different kind of light bulb that produced better light at a fraction of the cost. All public lighting should be reviewed. Every second or third lamp should be unscrewed until the deficit is brought under control. There are many many places where lights are on all night for no reason. At a minimum adjust the ...more »

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Campaign: Public Safety

LICENSE TO DRIVE RETESTING CYCLES

After so many years (when a person reaches a certain age, if they have had X amount of accidents/traffic violations, or another factor of time) WA state citizens should be required to retake the drivers license test, written and/or physical. This will help in multiple ways. First, the fee to take the test will increase revenue. Second, it will prevent more accidents and traffic violations because it will keep people unable ...more »

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Campaign: Public Safety

Give State Peace Officer Authority to Select Federal Law Enforcement Agencies

Currently WA St law does not give any state authority to federal law enforcement officers. As the law is currently written a county sheriff has the decision in whether they want to deputize/commission a federal law enforcement officer which basically gives them authority to enforce state and county laws within that county. Without this extra authority a federal officer can only enforce federal laws on federal lands, with ...more »

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Campaign: Public Safety

Stop WSP From Charging Other State Agencies

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) operates the only statewide law enforcement communications center. All statewide and several federal law enforcement agencies contract with WSP for law enforcement dispatch duties. Agencies include the Department of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Natural Resources, State Parks, Liquor Control Board, and the US Forest Service. Agencies prefer to contract with WSP for dispatch duties ...more »

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