Projects

October 18, 2013
     

To the WA Legislature: Restore Open, Accountable Government

The Washington State Supreme Court recently decided to weaken our state’s open government laws. Eight justices ruled that executive-branch politicians should get the benefit of the doubt when they hide information from the public. This ruling must not stand.
October 17, 2013
     

Gov. Inslee: Keep Government Open and Accountable

In an 8-1 decision, the Washington State Supreme Court amended the state’s open government laws to allow the governor to ignore public records requests unless the citizen requesting the records can prove a pressing “need” for the documents. This decision will make it nearly impossible for ordinary citizens to hold governors accountable by reviewing their public records.
October 09, 2013
     

Informed Voter Guide 2013

October 08, 2013
     

Labor Update

Sign up for our weekly email update covering the latest news and updates about union reform, minimum wages, paid sick leave, and other labor policy issues in Washington State.
September 04, 2013
     

Washington State Teacher Salaries

August 27, 2013
     

Jerry Schmidt Case - Animal Husbandry

Bringing Horse Sense to Washington’s Veterinary Laws: Freeing citizens to earn a living performing basic animal husbandry.Horses are an iconic image of freedom and the American spirit. For hundreds of years, American horse owners have been allowed to seek help from whomever they thought best qualified to provide the basic animal husbandry services that kept their animals comfortable, productive, and healthy.
October 05, 2012
     

Special Session

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October 02, 2012
     

2012 Informed Voter Guide reaches half a million in print

The Freedom Foundation's Informed Voter Guide had to go back for a second printing thanks to dozens of dedicated volunteers who distributed more than 40,000 copies of the Guide all around Washington State. Together with 455,663 copies distributed in local newspapers, the print version of the Informed Voter Guide has reached nearly half-a-million people. And the online version is taking our reach even farther--you can access and share the Informed Voter Guide online at www.Inf...Read more here
March 09, 2012
     

The Freedom Foundation can provide activism training for your group.

If you want to think globally about free market solutions, personal responsibility, lower taxes, less regulation, and more freedom, let us help you act locally to achieve these ideals. If you want to question authority and speak truth to power – let us help you be effective.
March 09, 2012
     

Citizens Speak up Against Thurston County's No Shooting Ordinance

Thurston County "listened," and they changed the name to "Controlled Shooting" ordinance. I guess Thurston County thinks that sounds better, and maybe they believe people won't pay attention to what this ordinance actually does. Change the name, and then everyone will think it is okay, regardless of what is written.
February 14, 2012
     

Amicus Curiae Network

The Freedom Foundation's Theodore L. Stiles Center for Liberty hosts a service for conservative and libertarian organizations and attorneys in Washington State to facilitate amicus curiae support in significant cases before the state appellate courts.
January 11, 2012
     

Pocket gopher not imperiled

A year ago, a few of us took up the cause to protect Thurston County citizens from the pointless regulations levied by the Thurston County Commissioners.
December 02, 2011
     

Special Session

Get all the latest news and unbiased information from this year's special session. Can our legislators figure out the budget deficit? Are we destined to return to this same problem every few months?
November 29, 2011
     

Higher Education

Hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes and tuition flow to Washington state's institutions of higher learning. Then what happens? Do taxpayers get a good return for the investment? Do students and families? The Freedom Foundation believes in bringing accountability to public higher education in Washington state so that students, families, taxpayers, and policymakers can answer these questions.
October 31, 2011
     

Washington Constitution Resources

Did you know the Washington State Constitution's Declaration of Rights provides stronger protections than the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution? The Freedom Foundation can help you learn about how your rights are protected and pass on that powerful knowledge to others.
October 21, 2011
     

Get the facts on SJR 8206

We are highlighting the facts about each 2011 ballot measure every day this week. Before you cast your vote, make sure you get the facts about SJR 8206
October 20, 2011
     

Get the Facts on SJR 8205

We are highlighting the facts about each 2011 ballot measure every day this week. Before you cast your vote, make sure you get the facts about SJR 8205.
October 19, 2011
     

Get the Facts on Initiative 1183

We are highlighting the facts about each 2011 ballot measure every day this week. Before you cast your vote, make sure you get the facts about I-1183.
October 18, 2011
     

Get the Facts on Initiative 1163

We are highlighting the facts about each 2011 ballot measure every day this week. Before you cast your vote, make sure you get the facts about I-1163.
October 17, 2011
     

Get the Facts on Initiative 1125

We are highlighting the facts about each 2011 ballot measure every day this week. Before you cast your vote, make sure you get the facts about I-1125