TOP LEGISLATIVE ISSUES

 
 

 The Washington Public Ports Association focuses on the areas of legislation that affect port interests, including: economic development, environmental policy, transportation and trade, aviation, tax and public works, among others.  


EnVIRONMENT

WPPA advocates for common-sense regulations, as well as remediation funding, habitat protection and much more.


LAND USE

Issues pertaining to the use of land.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

We support the creation of good jobs across Washington State’s diverse communities.


TRADE

Advocating for easing the complex logistics of moving agriculture, consumer goods and the items that fuel Washington’s economy.

 

AVIATION

Located throughout the state, and including one of the fastest growing airports in the U.S., Washington State’s travel and commerce needs are immense.


LONG-RANGE PLANNING FOR PUBLIC ASSETS

Ports are accountable to their constituents, and responsible for long-term stewardship of recreational waterfront, airports and many other public spaces.