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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.


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.


Sue Lani Madsen: We don’t need affirmative action choking paths to success

What is sometimes a useful tool for jumpstarting change can quickly begin to undermine the very people it presumes to help.


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: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Suit contends affirmative action campaigners didn’t pay companies that gathered signatures to get initiative passed

When the campaign to change Washington’s affirmative action laws turned in thousands of petitions to send the initiative to the Legislature, sponsors bragged that they had a record number of …


UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

Referendum would stop recently approved initiative that allowed some affirmative action plans in Washington

Washington voters will likely get the chance to continue or revamp the state’s 21 year-old law that restricts affirmative action programs.