New study shows government policies inflate home prices in Washington

Author: Daniel Himebaugh The Washington Policy Center, a Seattle-based think tank, released a study this month showing how tax policy and growth restrictions increase the cost of home construction in Washington.  The study finds that government policies add to the … Continue reading

Controversy over another Delta fish

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it will revisit its 2003 decision to remove the Sacramento splittail from Endangered Species Act protections.  The decision is the result of a lawsuit from the … Continue reading

The Constitution is (fortunately) a stubborn document

Author: Brandon Middleton The Natural Resource Defense Council's Barry Nelson doesn't like what Pacific Legal Foundation is doing when it comes to California's water. (See his NRDC Switchboard blog post, "Facts are stubborn things"). According to Nelson, PLF and others … Continue reading

The ramifications of the Obama administration’s man-made California drought

Author: Brandon Middleton Big Government's John Loudon has a great article on why it's important for the entire country to wake up and realize that the Obama administration is putting fish before people. Loudon explains that the ramifications of cutting … Continue reading

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to invalidate delta smelt restrictions

Author: Brandon Middleton Today, Pacific Legal Foundation attorneys will file an appeal to the Ninth Circuit, asking the court to invalidate the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's delta smelt water cutbacks as unconstitutional. The appeal will be filed not only … Continue reading