Stories tagged: Tim Eyman
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Longtime initiative sponsor Tim Eyman lost an attempt to keep the state from banning him from the financial aspects of future campaigns if they prove he violated campaign finance law.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 11:07 a.m.
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman has pleaded not guilty to stealing a $70 office chair from an Office Depot store.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman has been charged with misdemeanor theft after taking an office chair from an Office Depot store in Lacey without paying, but he says it was …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
Tim Eyman, the anti-tax activist and initiative promoter, is being investigated for misdemeanor theft after he allegedly stole a $70 chair from an Office Depot store in Lacey this week.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 3:56 p.m.
Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman is under investigation in the theft of a $70 office chair from the entryway of a Lacey Office Depot on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
Washington voters likely will have the chance to eliminate fees that many cities, including Spokane, use to pay for paving and transit projects. With members of a ready-made opposition campaign …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 6:48 p.m.
An initiative promoter who is fighting political corruption charges brought against him by the state has filed for personal bankruptcy.
Sun., May 27, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Take that for good or for ill, but among the many things you might say about Tim Eyman you have to give him that.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 10:49 p.m.
Initiative activist Tim Eyman challenges legislative maneuver that changes Initiative 940 without putting it on the ballot.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman says his initiative to toss out Sound Transit’s car-tab taxes and instead tax every vehicle in the state at $30 has failed to collect enough signatures …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
Waiting for the governor to release his 2018 supplemental budget, critics guessed wrong on where the extra money might come from.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman says he’s launching a new initiative to the Legislature to toss out Sound Transit’s car-tab taxes and instead tax every vehicle in the state at …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a civil lawsuit against anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman and his organizations over their campaign finance practices.
Sat., March 25, 2017
Property taxes don’t increase as fast as they used to. Most people think that’s a good thing. But a lot of powerful governments, lobbyists and special interest groups think it’s …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman has filed his latest effort, a measure that seeks a 25 percent property tax cut.
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
The Washington Attorney General’s Office has filed three claims against Tim Eyman-backed political committees that are also overseen by Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan. Both Eyman and Fagan said they’re …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
A Snohomish County Superior Court judge has ruled that Tim Eyman and his political committees violated her order to turn over documents by a court-ordered deadline as part of an …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants a Snohomish County Superior Court judge to hold Tim Eyman and his political committees in contempt for failing to turn over documents in …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
Has the initiative machine of Tim Eyman and Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan become such a Gordian knot of self-interest that state law needs a new tool to cut it?
Sun., July 10, 2016, 4 a.m.
Washington’s general election ballot falls short of a record number of initiatives, but the state did set one other initiative record.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Washington state’s election watchdog will consider asking the attorney general’s office to take “appropriate action” against initiative promoter Tim Eyman over allegations Eyman failed to disclose independent expenditures related to …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 1:55 p.m.
A judge has told initiative sponsor Tim Eyman to turn over business, banking and tax records as part of an investigation of campaign-finance practices.
Fri., June 10, 2016
But what makes the initiative process more costly is when initiative sponsors fail to notify opponents and the courts when a proposed measure has been withdrawn
Wed., June 1, 2016
If you track the voters’ desires on ballot initiatives, it becomes clear that balancing the state budget on those wishes is an impossible task
Sun., May 29, 2016, 4 a.m.
Post-election analysis is a good time for “what ifs” and last Tuesday’s presidential primary was no exception. Like, what if Ted Cruz and John Kasich had not dropped out of …
Thu., May 26, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Initiative 1366 is unconstitutional because it contains two unrelated subjects, Supreme Court rules.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
The Supreme Court hears arguments on initiative that told Legislature to pass constitutional amendment on tax super-majorities or sales tax would be cut.
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015, 6:35 p.m.
New initiatives have interesting ideas, but aren’t serious yet.
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015
A legal challenge to the budget-smashing Initiative 1366 should be pursued as soon as possible.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 10:33 p.m.
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 …