Washington Can’t Wait: Op-Ed and LTE Publications

Washington Can’t Wait Campaign supporters from across the state have been writing and submitting incredible op-eds and letters to the editor in support of updating the Growth Management Act to address climate change, housing affordability, and environmental justice. Below you will find a list of all submissions that have been published to date. This page will continue to be updated throughout the 2021 legislative session as our volunteer writers continue their incredible work. Interested in writing a piece to submit to your local paper? Email jamie@futurewise.org for resources and support to get started!


Ginger Wireman: The Tri-Cities Herald

Lucinda Wingard: The Tacoma News Tribune

Jill Eikenhorst: The South Whidbey Record

Ben Mitchel: The South Seattle Emerald

Serene Chen: The International Examiner

Trenton Miller: The Spokane Review

Warren Neth: The Columbian

Jennifer Calkins: The Urbanist

Keith Harris: The Seattle Times

Kristin Kelly and Kate Lunceford: The Everett Herald

Emma Banks: The Urbanist

Kirk Kirkland: The News Tribune

Representative Davina Duerr: The Everett Herald

Sunrise Spokane: The Spokesman

RE Sources, Friends of the San Juans, and Evergreen Islands: Cascadia Weekly

Washington Can’t Wait: Op-Ed and LTE Publications

Washington Can’t Wait Campaign supporters from across the state have been writing and submitting incredible op-eds and letters to the editor in support of updating the Growth Management Act to address climate change, housing affordability, and environmental justice. Below you will find a list of all submissions that have been published to date. This page will continue to be updated throughout the 2021 legislative session as our volunteer writers continue their incredible work. Interested in writing a piece to submit to your local paper? Email jamie@futurewise.org for resources and support to get started!


Ginger Wireman: The Tri-Cities Herald

Lucinda Wingard: The Tacoma News Tribune

Jill Eikenhorst: The South Whidbey Record

Ben Mitchel: The South Seattle Emerald

Serene Chen: The International Examiner

Trenton Miller: The Spokane Review

Warren Neth: The Columbian

Jennifer Calkins: The Urbanist

Keith Harris: The Seattle Times

Kristin Kelly and Kate Lunceford: The Everett Herald

Emma Banks: The Urbanist

Kirk Kirkland: The News Tribune

Representative Davina Duerr: The Everett Herald

Sunrise Spokane: The Spokesman

RE Sources, Friends of the San Juans, and Evergreen Islands: Cascadia Weekly

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