Stories tagged: Initiative 1366
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.
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 …
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015, 7:47 a.m.
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.
Thu., Oct. 22, 2015
Agree with The Spokesman-Review, or not, vote.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 6:28 p.m.
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, 5:18 p.m.
I-1366 tries to force the Legislature into a super-majority to pass tax increases.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Constitutional amendment requiring two-thirds vote on taxes would force lawmakers to cut spending first.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
Retaliatory sales tax cut would reverse legislative efforts to comply with primary constitutional obligation to fund Washington schools.
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
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 …
Thu., July 30, 2015
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 …