Stories tagged: super majority
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 10:33 p.m.
Measures passing on animal protection, tax restrictions
Washington voters overwhelmingly supported a new law to protect endangered animals, and seemed likely to pass by a much smaller margin another attempt to force the Legislature to approve tax …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2013, 8:46 a.m.
Supermajority for taxes in Legislature unconstitutional
OLYMPIA — Requiring the Legislature to approve tax increases by a super-majority violates the state Constitution if it’s done by an initiative, Washington’s highest court said this morning.
Wed., May 30, 2012, 12:51 p.m.
Supermajority for taxes unconstitutional, judge rules
OLYMPIA — A King County Superior Court judge says the super-majority approved by voters for tax increases is unconstitutional.