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Oil, railroad coal port money gushes into races for Washington state legislature

(Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer, August 14, 2014)

SEATTLE, Wash. — Oil refiners, railroads and would-be coal port developers have quietly poured thousands of dollars into Republicans’ coffers in this year’s mid-election battle for control of the Washington Legislature. The biggest giver is Tesoro, which operates a refinery in Anacortes and is proposing to locate a large oil-train terminal and shipment facility at Vancouver along the Columbia River.

Full story: www.seattlepi.com

Friday, August 15, 2014

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