Stories tagged: tim eyman
Sun., Jan. 5, 2020
All kinds of things could happen in 2020, maybe even some of these.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Rancor over Initiative 976, stoked by its creator, fuels an us-versus-them feeling in Washington.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
More than $90 million in Spokane-area transportation funding has been delayed due to last month’s passage of Initiative 976 by Washington state voters.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
A King County Superior Court judge temporarily halted the Dec. 5 implementation of Initiative 976, which would limit car tabs to $30 a year, eliminate a host of programs that …
Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Tim Eyman, accused of dishonest dealings and mired in debt, the frequent sponsor of anti-tax ballot measures says he wants to take on a new role in Washington state politics.
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Lawyers for cities and counties across the state are asking a King County judge to block Tim Eyman’s $30 car tab measure from taking effect, saying it was misleading and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
A career anti-tax initiative promoter who has been accused by the state attorney general of using campaign donations for his personal use has announced he’s running for governor.
Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Attorney general likely to ignore calls to hire outside lawyers to defend Initiative 976.
Sun., Nov. 10, 2019
An article of faith among certain political “experts” says voters, given the chance, will always vote against taxes. But voters don’t automatically do so.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Spokane City Council members would consider asking voters to keep car registration fees after passage of I-976
A majority of Spokane City Council members said they are open to asking voters to reinstate an annual $20 car registration fee, or find other tax sources, to fund local …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
Taxpayers are getting ripped off, everybody knows it, and politicians refuse to fix it. That’s why 352,000 voters signed petitions to get Initiative 976 on the ballot. Taxing a $10,000 …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
Ben Stuckart wants City Council to rally against car-tab initiative; Tim Eyman travels to Spokane to protest
Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart introduced a resolution on Monday that would formalize the council’s opposition to Initiative 976, which critics believe could jeopardize funding for critical transportation projects …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
Tim Eyman’s latest anti-tax ballot measure is either a Robin Hood-like gesture for the people of Washington or a disastrous gambit that will kill the state’s necessary transportation projects. It …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
A Thurston County Superior Court judge has ordered a for-profit signature-gathering firm and its principal to collectively pay more than $1 million for deceiving Washington state residents by funneling their …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019
If initiative entrepreneur Tim Eyman hasn’t previously put any credence in warnings about Friday the 13th, he might want to start.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
Longtime initiative sponsor Tim Eyman lost an attempt to keep the state from banning him from the financial aspects of future campaigns if they prove he violated campaign finance law.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman has pleaded not guilty to stealing a $70 office chair from an Office Depot store.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman has been charged with misdemeanor theft after taking an office chair from an Office Depot store in Lacey without paying, but he says it was …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Tim Eyman, the anti-tax activist and initiative promoter, is being investigated for misdemeanor theft after he allegedly stole a $70 chair from an Office Depot store in Lacey this week.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman is under investigation in the theft of a $70 office chair from the entryway of a Lacey Office Depot on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Washington voters likely will have the chance to eliminate fees that many cities, including Spokane, use to pay for paving and transit projects. With members of a ready-made opposition campaign …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
An initiative promoter who is fighting political corruption charges brought against him by the state has filed for personal bankruptcy.
Sun., May 27, 2018
Take that for good or for ill, but among the many things you might say about Tim Eyman you have to give him that.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018
Initiative activist Tim Eyman challenges legislative maneuver that changes Initiative 940 without putting it on the ballot.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Anti-tax activist Tim Eyman says his initiative to toss out Sound Transit’s car-tab taxes and instead tax every vehicle in the state at $30 has failed to collect enough signatures …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
Waiting for the governor to release his 2018 supplemental budget, critics guessed wrong on where the extra money might come from.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman says he’s launching a new initiative to the Legislature to toss out Sound Transit’s car-tab taxes and instead tax every vehicle in the state at …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a civil lawsuit against anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman and his organizations over their campaign finance practices.
Sat., March 25, 2017
Property taxes don’t increase as fast as they used to. Most people think that’s a good thing. But a lot of powerful governments, lobbyists and special interest groups think it’s …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman has filed his latest effort, a measure that seeks a 25 percent property tax cut.