Stories tagged: state initiatives
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, 6:28 P.M.
Poll: Tax initiative support slipping, animal initiative strong
Voter support may be waning for I-1366, the supermajority for tax increases proposal, but remains strong for I-1401, the animal protection measure, the Elway Poll suggests
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011
Record donation from Costco
OLYMPIA – In an effort to get voters to end the state’s liquor monopoly, Costco this week made the single-largest political contribution in history – nearly $9 million – to …
MONDAY, SEPT. 20, 2010
Initiative support tepid in poll
Washington voters may be experiencing initiative overload this year with a near-record number of ballot measures. They can stage a “tax revolt” by lifting new taxes imposed by the Legislature …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 16, 2010
Poll: Weak support for Washington initiatives
Three initiatives that would change the state’s tax policies – instituting an income tax, dropping a series of consumer taxes or requiring supermajorities to pass new taxes – have more …