Natural Resources

Public Lands Annual Pass

State Parks, DNR, and DFW should coordinate on developing a Washington State Public Lands annual access pass (similar to the Federal annual pass and parking permit that provides access to federal lands, including National Parks and Refuges, and USFS lands). It’s much more convenient than getting an access pass for each individual public land owner. It could boost revenues for all participating agencies so they can better ...more »

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Effective Government

Reconcile what we need with what we have: AUDIT.

Take a look at the institutions that were put in place, when, and why, and then UPDATE! The office of Lt. Gov. is no longer required because transportation exists. State Lands side of DNR is not required because institutions have matured and can manage their interests. The 6 natural resource agencies can be consolidated. It is reasonable after nearly 125 years to look at what we have and ask if we really need it now. ...more »

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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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