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2nd lawsuit filed vs. Costco’s liquor plan

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on Dec. 7, 2011 at 5:49 pm |
December 7, 2011 6:20 pm

A second lawsuit was filed today to block Initiative 1183 from ending Washington’s 77-year role as distributor and seller of liquor spirits. The suit was filed in Cowlitz County Superior Court on behalf of several parties.

The lawsuit follows the same legal arguments as a similar complaint filed Tuesday by two unions that represent most of the 1,000 state employees who will lose jobs next year when the Costco-backed measure takes full effect. Costco put a record $22.5 million into the I-1183 campaign.

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