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  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 5, 2010

    Initiative campaigns attract $30 million in state

    Soda pop sellers, liquor distributors and warehouse retailers are pouring millions of dollars into Washington to influence residents’ votes on a slew of statewide ballot measures. Some $30 million so …

  • FRIDAY, AUG. 27, 2010

    Initiatives would change way liquor sold, cut state revenue

    OLYMPIA – The cavernous stores in Costco’s home state lack something you can find in its warehouses in California, Alaska and many other places: bottles of Maker’s Mark, Absolut vodka …

  • TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010

    Liquor initiative has enough signatures

    OLYMPIA – Secretary of State Sam Reed has certified one of two liquor privatization measures to the ballot. Supporters of Initiative 1100 turned in more than 390,000 voter signatures, well …

  • SATURDAY, JULY 3, 2010

    Signatures portend long November ballot

    OLYMPIA – Washington voters will likely have six initiatives on the November ballot dealing with taxes, booze and workers’ comp. They could repeal some of the recent consumer taxes on …

  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010

    Initiatives would close Washington state liquor stores

    OLYMPIA – Washington state’s continued control of liquor sales may be in doubt. Sponsors of one ballot measure to turn the sale of all liquor over to private stores, Initiative …



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