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Election preview: Spokane Proposition 1, the Worker Bill of Rights

Spokane Proposition 1, the Worker Bill of Rights, is a four-pronged proposition that would amend the city charter to require large employers to pay workers a “family wage,” ensure equal …


Supreme Court will decide if Envision Spokane’s 2013 initiative will be placed on ballot

More than two years after the Community Bill of Rights was blocked from the ballot by a Superior Court judge, the Washington state Supreme Court agreed to hear the case …


Workers Bill of Rights proposal qualifies for Spokane ballot

Enough signatures have been collected in Spokane to put a proposed Workers Bill of Rights charter amendment on this November’s ballot. If passed, the newest measure put forth by Envision …


Scaled-back Bill of Rights still packs in issues

Much is different and much is the same in Envision Spokane’s second attempt to get voters to approve a version of its Community Bill of Rights. Its proposal on the …


‘Community Bill of Rights’ group launches new proposal

A group that sponsored a ballot proposal that was thoroughly rejected by Spokane voters in 2009 says it hopes to offer voters a shorter list of requests this year. Gone …


Prop 4 supporters, opponents make cases

Proposition 4 is the most debated and argued, hated and loved, vilified and oversimplified question on November’s ballot. Supporters say the Community Bill of Rights – Proposition 4 on ballots …


Bill of rights debate turns to river health

Just how polluted the Spokane River is became a bone of contention Friday between panelists debating a major change to the Spokane City Charter. It’s among the nation’s most polluted, …


River’s health enters Prop 4 debate

The Spokane River’s cleanliness — or lack thereof — was a source of disagreement between proponents and opponents of Prop 4, a major revision to the Spokane City Charter that’s …


Group aims to alter Spokane’s charter

Spokane residents would have a legal right to housing and health care, its neighborhoods would have a final say over developments in their midst, and the local environment would have …