Posted inElections, Open Government, Policy Topics

Bank of America joins Keep Washington Rolling, donates $10,000 to beat I‑1125

A year and a half after donat­ing $10,000 to help Tim Eyman get I‑1053 on the Novem­ber 2010 bal­lot, Bank of Amer­i­ca (which we like to call Bank of Greed) has donat­ed an iden­ti­cal amount to beat Eyman’s I‑1125, new PDC data shows. Keep Wash­ing­ton Rolling has been bol­stered by some $1 mil­lion in fresh contributions […]

Posted inElections

Jay Inslee releases positions on Washington’s 2011 statewide initiatives

Jay Inslee, Wash­ing­ton’s like­ly Demo­c­ra­t­ic nom­i­nee for gov­er­nor in 2012, released his posi­tions on all three of Wash­ing­ton’s 2011 statewide ini­tia­tives this after­noon, after ear­li­er tak­ing a strong stand on one of them (Tim Eyman’s I‑1125) at the Wash­ing­ton Con­ser­va­tion Vot­ers’ Break­fast of Cham­pi­ons ear­li­er this month. Inslee oppos­es I‑1125 and Cost­co’s I‑1183, and sup­ports SEIU’s […]

Posted inPolicy Topics, Public Planning

Bellevue City Council deadlocks as to whether to take a position on Tim Eyman’s I‑1125

Last night, the Belle­vue City Coun­cil had an oppor­tu­ni­ty to take a posi­tion against Tim Eyman’s I‑1125, which places impor­tant trans­porta­tion projects that would improve mobil­i­ty in and out of Belle­vue at risk. The city coun­cil sched­uled a hear­ing, as required by Wash­ing­ton State law, pro­vid­ing pro­po­nents and oppo­nents with an equal amount of time […]