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  • Eyman submits initiative to reduce car tabs

    Nov 16 2018

    As reported in the Everett Herald, Tim Eyman submitted 286,003 signatures supporting Initiative Measure No. 976 to the legislature.

  • Initiative 940 – What happens next?

    Nov 16 2018

    Washington State voters approved Initiative 940 (I-940), concerning law enforcement training and community enforcement, by a 19-point margin.

  • I-1639: Gun violence prevention

    Jul 10 2018

    I-1639 would implement restrictions on the purchase and ownership of firearms.

  • I-1631: Clean air clean energy

    Jul 10 2018

    I-1631 would charge “pollution fees” (carbon tax) on sources of greenhouse gas pollutants and use the revenue to reduce pollution, promote renewable energy, and address climate change impacts, under oversight of a public board.

  • I-1634: Taxation of groceries

    Jul 10 2018

    I-1634 would prohibit new or increased local taxes, fees, or assessments on raw or processed foods, beverages, or their ingredients, intended for human consumption (with exceptions for alcoholic beverages, marijuana products, and tobacco), unless they are generally applicable or were in effect by January 15, 2018.

  • I-940: Law enforcement training and community safety

    Jun 05 2018

    I-940 would change current law related to use of deadly force and require additional training.

  • Statewide initiatives and referenda

    Jun 05 2018

    The initiative and referendum process, authorized under the Washington state constitution (art. II § 1), provides for four types of statewide ballot measures.

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