This article, published by the Edmonds Patch, mentions Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center:
In 2006, Gov. Christine Gregoire appointed Earling to a six-year term on the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearing Board. Prior to his appointment, he was a senior fellow at the Cascadia Center of the Discovery Institute, where he worked on transportation and regional issues. He left the $95,000-per-year Hearings Board position, which expired this June, to run for mayor, which currently pays $113,000 per year.
The rest of the article can be found here.