Stories tagged: Jack Fagan
SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016, 4 A.M.
Spin Control: Washington set a dubious record on initiatives
Washington’s general election ballot falls short of a record number of initiatives, but the state did set one other initiative record.
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 10:55 A.M.
Washington Supreme Court strikes down 2015 Eyman initiative
Initiative 1366 is unconstitutional because it contains two unrelated subjects, Supreme Court rules.
UPDATED: MONDAY, OCT. 19, 2015, 5:18 P.M.
I-1366 is another swing at tax supermajority requirement
I-1366 tries to force the Legislature into a super-majority to pass tax increases.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2015
Initiative sponsor Eyman could face campaign finance law charges
OLYMPIA – Perennial initiative sponsor Tim Eyman could find himself in court over charges he broke campaign finance laws for the way he moved money back and forth in previous …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 5, 2015
Washington Supreme Court OKs anti-tax I-1366 for ballot
OLYMPIA – Washington voters will decide this fall whether they want to try to force the Legislature into passing a constitutional amendment that would require supermajorities for tax increases. The …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, SEPT. 4, 2015, 4:17 P.M.
Super-majority for taxes will be on ballot
OLYMPIA — Voters will get a chance to decide whether they want to try forcing the Legislature into passing a constitutional amendment that would require supermajorities for tax increases, the …
SATURDAY, AUG. 15, 2015
Judge refuses to block anti-tax I-1366 from ballot
OLYMPIA – The latest initiative designed to make it harder for the Washington Legislature to raise taxes survived a court challenge Friday when a King County Superior Court judge refused …
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
Eyman, Fagans want public vote on tax hikes
OLYMPIA – Unable to ask voters again to approve an initiative that requires a supermajority for tax increases, a group of self-described tax fighters will try to prod the Legislature …
FRIDAY, FEB. 22, 2013
Fagan slams Inslee in demeaning email
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan, in a fundraising letter for his anti-tax efforts, called Washington Gov. Jay Inslee “a lying whore.” The letter, which was signed by Fagan and the …
THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 2013, 2:32 P.M.
Fagan letter labels governor ‘a lying whore’
A letter sent today that was signed by Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan calls Washington Gov. Jay Inslee “a lying whore.”