Brian Henderson, of Renton, plugs in his Kia Soul EV electric vehicle at a charging station in Sultan on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Henderson and a group of fellow electric car drivers made the trip from Everett’s City Hall to Spokane’s City Hall in an effort to raise awareness about convenient charging locations along U.S. 2. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Brian Henderson, of Renton, plugs in his Kia Soul EV electric vehicle at a charging station in Sultan on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Henderson and a group of fellow electric car drivers made the trip from Everett’s City Hall to Spokane’s City Hall in an effort to raise awareness about convenient charging locations along U.S. 2. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Editorial: Local governments ignoring law on electric cars

A 2007 law requires state agencies and local governments to buy electric cars. It isn’t happening.

You must sign in or register to continue reading content.

More in Opinion

Editorial: Press lawmakers to comply with Public Records Act

As a task force on legislators’ duties to the law begins work, voters can demand they honor the act.

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Aug. 21

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Editorial: Northwest smoky summers shouldn’t be the new normal

Wildfires get the blame, but it’s folly to deny the role of climate change in increasingly foul air.

Robinson: We are now having to defend truth itself

An administration that relies on ‘alternative facts’ and claims ‘truth isn’t truth’ corrodes democracy.

Harrop: Florida Gov. Scott can’t wipe red tide from his hands

During his time in office, Scott cut funding to environmental programs and now tries to shift blame.

Comment: First step on prison reform could be win for Trump

Refusing to budge on ‘tough on crime’ rhetoric will cost the nation money and waste lives.

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Aug. 20.

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

How would we pay for Medicare for All? Higher taxes for all?

When I read Erin Stewart’s Aug. 8 letter to the editor (“Congress,… Continue reading

Commentary: State health survey is a call you should take

The anonymous poll provides information that is vital to health professionals and researchers.

Most Read