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Seattle Times: 'democracy vouchers' going to voters next week

Seattle Times: 'democracy vouchers' going to voters next week

"This is an exciting chance to strengthen democracy and level the playing field in Seattle," said Aaron Ostrom, Executive Director of Fuse Washington. "Candidates can compete based on their values and leadership abilities rather than their connections to wealthy friends and corporate donors."
KXLY: Business owners attest to benefits of paid sick and safe leave

KXLY: Business owners attest to benefits of paid sick and safe leave

Fuse member and small business owner Rebecca Moffitt spoke to KXLY Spokane about the benefits of paid sick and safe leave.
SeattlePI.com: Grocery lobby must pay $18M for laundering campaign money

SeattlePI.com: Grocery lobby must pay $18M for laundering campaign money

Collin Jergens of Fuse Washington, the state's largest progressive organization, which backed I-522, praised Ferguson for a dogged pursuit of one of the nation's most influential trade groups. "The ruling sends a clear message that out-of-state corporations and their shady PACs can't thwart our state's election laws," said Jergens.
SeattlePI.com: Shell pulls plug on 60,000-barrel-a-day oil train facility at Anacortes

SeattlePI.com: Shell pulls plug on 60,000-barrel-a-day oil train facility at Anacortes

"Shell realized what local residents and First Nations people have been saying all along: Shipping oil by rail through Washington is bad for business, bad for our environment and threatens the safety of our communities," said Collin Jergens of Fuse Washington, the state's biggest progressive organizing group.
Issquah Reporter: Do not re-elect Steve Litzow - Letter to the Editor

Issquah Reporter: Do not re-elect Steve Litzow - Letter to the Editor

As a parent, I am horrified by the differences in opportunities that our children have, based on where they live and their family's income. I hope that to see those who can vote in the 41st elect Lisa Wellman. She represents our values.
Publicola: Jayapal Scores Progressive Endorsement

Publicola: Jayapal Scores Progressive Endorsement

"We are excited about having Pramila Jayapal in Congress," said Aaron Ostrom, Executive Director of Fuse. "The biggest issues facing our country - economic inequality, climate change, immigration, racial justice - are issues that she has led as an effective and inspiring leader.
Q13 Fox: Opponent of state's transgender bathroom law criticized for his tactics

Q13 Fox: Opponent of state's transgender bathroom law criticized for his tactics

http://q13fox.com/2016/06/16/campaign-to-overturn-states-transgender-bathroom-law-causing-controversy/
The Stranger: Listen to the Chairman of Washington State's Anti-Trans Bathroom Initiative Tell Men to Follow Women into Bathrooms

The Stranger: Listen to the Chairman of Washington State's Anti-Trans Bathroom Initiative Tell Men to Follow Women into Bathrooms

KIRO 7, Fuse Washington, and the Gender Justice League have obtained recordings they say are of Family Policy Institute of Washington director and Just Want Privacy chairman Joseph Backholm telling I-1515 signature-gatherers to follow women into bathrooms in order to "make the point."

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