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Spin Control archive for Feb. 16, 2012

THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2012

The other ballot measure against gay marriage

OLYMPIA -- A Thurston County judge has settled on ballot language for Initiative 1192, which would prohibit same-sex marriage by defining marriage as a civil contract between a man and a woman. This is not to be confused with Referendum 74, which would prohibit same-sex…

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State revenue forecast: Almost flat

OLYMPIA -- Washington might collect about $96 million more in taxes over the next 17 months than previously projected, which isn't much in a $30 billion budget. Relatively speaking, the revenue forecast is flat. That was good news for Democratic legislators trying to fix a…

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