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Elisabeth Britt

Writer • Member since Mar 23, 2009

Before becoming a citizen journalist, Elisabeth Britt worked in Olympia as a legislative aide. Locally, she served on the WRIA 1 Planning Unit, the Coordinated Water System Plan and as a state team member for the Federal Lummi Nation Water Rights Negotiations.

In other roles, Britt served as chair of the Public Safety Committee for WDOT Whitewater Amphitheater Blue Ribbon Traffic Safety Commission and sat on the WA State Department of Ecology Citizen’s Advisory Committee.

Articles by Elisabeth Britt

See no evil – speak no evil – hear no evil

By Elisabeth BrittOn Jan 21, 2018

Regarding House Concurrent Resolution 4413, now in progress in our state legislature. I’ve been waiting seventeen years for the Washington state Legislature to address incidents of sexual harassment and workplace [...]

Gov Inslee Signs Rural Water Fix Legislation

By Elisabeth BrittOn Jan 19, 2018

Editor note: Governor Inslee signed legislation this morning, Friday, Jan 19, to break the impasse that has frozen new water permits for over a year in rural Whatcom County. Here is [...]

Smear Campaign

By Elisabeth BrittOn May 29, 2017

It seems that an outrageous smear campaign has been launched against a Whatcom County Councilmember, Satpal Sidhu, by a previous Councilmember, Mrs. Kathy Kershner, who ran against Mr. Sidhu in 2015. [...]

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Recent comments

"Perhaps Mueller’s Russian operatives will reimburse Whatcom County for the costs incurred for the Trump rally in Lynden?  Snarky quips aside: I did view four of the ads [...]

Feb 17, 2018 on
What Is Doug Ericksen Thinking?

"The legislature adopted ESSB 6091 to counter the Hirst Decision.  I’m not a member of the legislature. So, I didn’t get to cast a vote. I’m just [...]

Feb 02, 2018 on
Updatd: County Council May Try End Run on State Legislature

"Thank you, Eric. For another interesting article on Instream Flows.  I think your readers may find the following links to Department of Ecology presentations on Instream Flows  helpful, [...]

Feb 01, 2018 on
Water, Water Everywhere, But ...

"Greg, In a nutshell, the Washington Supreme Court does not write laws. It interprets them. FYI: the Washington State Legislature does have the legal authority to “fix” a Supreme Court [...]

Jan 31, 2018 on
Updatd: County Council May Try End Run on State Legislature
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