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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

Voters narrowly rejecting affirmative action change

Voters narrowly rejecting affirmative action programs but final decision up to later ballot counts.

Marcus Riccelli and Larry Valadez: I-1000 deserves voters’ support

As Spokane leaders who have fought every day to ensure working families have access to the economic opportunities they need to succeed, we’re advocating for an approve vote on Initiative …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Both sides assert affirmative action referendum will help veterans

Lawyers disagree on whether new affirmative action programs under Referendum 88 will help or hurt veterans.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Confusing affirmative action initiative a product of long back-and-forth about best way to afford opportunity

If you signed petitions this spring to put Referendum 88 on the November election lot because you oppose affirmative action laws, should you mark it “Approved” or “Rejected” on your …

UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019

Legislature reinstates affirmative action in Washington by passing Initiative 1000

With shouts from protesters echoing across the Senate floor, lawmakers approved an initiative to reinstate affirmative action in Washington late Sunday.

UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019

Lawmakers may vote on I-1000 before session ends

Legislature may vote on affirmative action initiative in the final days of the session.

Assisted suicide initative foes lose U.S. Supreme Court appeal

OLYMPIA – The U.S. Supreme Court answered once and for all Tuesday whether a conservative group can hide the names of donors to a campaign against an assisted suicide initiative. …

‘Suicide’ not in initiative summary

OLYMPIA – In a victory for Washington’s proposed Death With Dignity initiative, a judge on Friday refused to add the words “physician-assisted suicide” to the ballot or official voters pamphlet …