Twenty years of landmark victories in the Pacific Northwest
Bellevue, Washington; June 4, 2012: This month marks the kickoff of the 20th anniversary celebrations for Pacific Legal Foundation’s first regional office — its Pacific Northwest (PNW) Center, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.
The founding of the PNW Center in 1992 was a major milestone in PLF’s history, giving added momentum to PLF’s mission to “rescue liberty” by litigating for property rights, free enterprise, individual liberty, and a balanced approach to environmental protections, in courts nationwide.
PLF itself was founded in 1973, in Sacramento, by former aides to then-Governor Ronald Reagan. They were responding to Reagan’s call for creation of a “public interest” legal organization for the true public interest — liberty and limited government, as guaranteed by the Constitution. Read the full press release.