Arrow-right Camera

Spin Control initiative archive

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017

SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013

Sun., July 28, 2013, 9:10 a.m.

Sunday Spin2: A bridge too far out?

Meanwhile, at the Secretary of State’s office, someone filed an initiative to rename the fallen and resurrected Skagit River Bridge for initiative entrepreneur Tim Eyman. . . To read the rest of this item, or to comment, continue inside the blog.

Continue reading this post »

FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012

Fri., April 13, 2012, 1:30 p.m.

Third time a charm for Envision Spokane?

Envision Spokane on Thursday filed its Community Bill of Rights initiative with the Spokane City Clerk's office. This is the third time the group has filed a Community Bill of Rights. It succeeded the previous two times in collecting the needed signatures to place the...

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011

Thu., Feb. 17, 2011, 3:05 p.m.

WA Lege Day 39: Initiative law changes advance

OLYMPIA -- Proposed changes to the state's initiative laws were blasted as unconstitutional, arrogant and un-American by a Republican senator who tried to block them Thursday. No, they're an attempt to bring modernize the system and protect it, said the Democrat who sponsored the changes....

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010

TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010

THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2009

Thu., July 2, 2009, 11:15 a.m.

I-1033 likely headed to ballot 

Tim Eyman's latest effort, Initiative 1033, appears headed for the November ballot. Eyman reports a few minutes ago that they have turned in more than 314,000 signatures, which is far more than the requirement of about 249,000 or the cushion of 292,000 they were shooting...

Continue reading this post »

The Spokesman-Review's political team keeps a critical eye on local, state and national politics.