Stories tagged: initiative 732
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016
Washington’s carbon tax initiative was billed as a bipartisan approach to curbing carbon emissions. But voters in this progressive state roundly rejected the measure that drew opposition from the fossil …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Most Washington voters supporting a minimum wage hike, court review of gun ownership for dangerous individuals
A majority of ballots voted Tuesday were in favor of a measure to stair-step increases to the minimum wage in Washington state, as well as a measure that would allow …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
Initiative 732 proposes a carbon tax and frames it as an economist would: If you want less of something, tax it. So it taxes carbon and lowers the sales tax …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016
Washington voters will decide whether to approve the nation’s first carbon tax in November. Initiative 732 has divided environmentalists and is opposed by business and labor groups.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
The cost of doing nothing outweighs any cost of implementing I-732. The state’s own estimates
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
The more taxes we pile on businesses, the more likely we are to see them head east to Idaho or states with far fewer restrictions on carbon emissions.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Washington’s Carbon Tax referendum is the subject of a panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Walgreens Auditorium at WSU Spokane, 205 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
Washington state adopted a new rule Thursday to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large carbon polluters, including potential impacts on Spokane’s Waste to Energy facility, joining a handful of other …
Wed., March 30, 2016
An initiative that would create a carbon tax in Washington state is now headed to the November ballot.
Thu., March 3, 2016
The Legislature should put an alternative to I-732 on the ballot to fix an inadvertent flaw.
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016
By establishing a carbon tax and lowering the sales tax, Washington state can be at the forefront of addressing the long-term consequences of climate change.