How I-1464 Limits Corporate Cash, Lobbyist Access, and IEs

In 2012, the Spokane-based electric power utility Avista donated $92,000 via its main lobbyist, Collins Sprague, to influence state candidate races in Washington. That year, lobbied by Sprague, the Washington legislature passed an amendment to the state’s Clean Energy Initiative that loosened definitions of clean energy to include energy produced from older biomass plants, such as … Continue reading How I-1464 Limits Corporate Cash, Lobbyist Access, and IEs