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Tag: Initiative 1077


The short shelf life of initiatives

Leave it to Tim Eyman – a guy who devotes his life to convincing voters and donors that changing state law via the ballot box is a good idea – to point out that citizen initiatives really don’t have much staying power. Eyman sent this transcript of yesterday’s press conference on Initiative 1077, which we commented on here.

Bryan Johnson, KOMO TV asks: “Does anyone have to fear soon this (income tax threshold) will creep to above $150,000, and then above $100,000, and then everybody pays?”

Bill Gates Sr. responds: “Uhh, the, the initiative provides that the rates

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