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Washington Supreme Court strikes down 2015 Eyman initiative

Initiative 1366 is unconstitutional because it contains two unrelated subjects, Supreme Court rules.

Court questions constitutionality of Eyman’s I-1366

The Supreme Court hears arguments on initiative that told Legislature to pass constitutional amendment on tax super-majorities or sales tax would be cut.

Editorial: Supreme Court should quickly take up case on legality of I-1366

A legal challenge to the budget-smashing Initiative 1366 should be pursued as soon as possible.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015

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 …

Under I-1366, a superduperminority would rule

If you want lawmakers to stop working together, vote for I-1366, because it would give a superduperminority of 17 legislators the power to stop a basic education tax plan.

Editorial: 2015 endorsements wrap-up

Agree with The Spokesman-Review, or not, vote.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 2015

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

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 2015

I-1366 is another swing at tax supermajority requirement

I-1366 tries to force the Legislature into a super-majority to pass tax increases.

Mike Fagan: I-1366 will restrain tax-happy Legislature

Constitutional amendment requiring two-thirds vote on taxes would force lawmakers to cut spending first.

Ann Murphy: I-1366 would block tax reform, deny schools needed funds

Retaliatory sales tax cut would reverse legislative efforts to comply with primary constitutional obligation to fund Washington schools.

Washington Supreme Court OKs anti-tax I-1366 for ballot

OLYMPIA – Washington voters will decide this fall whether they want to try to force the Legislature into passing a constitutional amendment that would require supermajorities for tax increases. The …

Tax-focused Eyman initiative qualifies for ballot

OLYMPIA – Tim Eyman’s latest effort to make it harder for the Legislature to raise taxes will be on the fall ballot. State election officials said Wednesday that Initiative 1366 …