Initiative 1631, Carbon fee
Jurisdiction: State of Washington
Carbon-fee initiative has supporters with deep pockets and opponents with even deeper ones.
Other states are watching what Washington voters do on Initiative 1631, Gov. Jay Inslee said.
Two more initiatives have enough signatures to go on the November ballot.
Some groups spend big to get signatures for ballot initiatives.
Three initiatives submit far more signatures than they need to qualify for the ballot, but Secretary of State Kim Wyman says one proposal’s petitions raise legal concerns.
Supporters of an initiative to impose a fee on fossil fuels turn in signatures.