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No, HB 1589 does not ban natural gas

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: Despite claims from some on the right, one of the most controversial bills passed this year in Olympia does not ban natural gas. But HB 1589 does discourage its use in new construction and will likely lead to higher prices for some. We’ll break down some of the facts and dispel some of the fiction surrounding this bill. PLUS: Can an electric car race in Portland help the Biden Campaign? AND: How a top secret CIA mission during the Cold War is helping recovery efforts in Baltimore. Guests include Paul Queary of the Washington Observer, Politico’s David Ferris,

THIS EPISODE OF THE NORTHWEST POLITICAST: Despite claims from some on the right, one of the most controversial bills passed this year in Olympia does not ban natural gas. But HB 1589 does discourage its use in new construction and will likely lead to higher prices for some. We’ll break down some of the facts and dispel some of the fiction surrounding this bill.

PLUS: Can an electric car race in Portland help the Biden Campaign?

AND: How a top secret CIA mission during the Cold War is helping recovery efforts in Baltimore.

Guests include Paul Queary of the Washington Observer, Politico’s David Ferris, and ABC’s Dave Packer.

The Northwest Politicast with Jeff Pohjola: From this Washington to that one, Jeff Pohjola will explore the issues and politics of the week. Frequent guests and top analysts break down the news to get to the heart of what matters most.

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