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Daily Archives: October 18th, 2011

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

Excerpt: 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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Open Government
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Jay Inslee releases positions on Washington’s 2011 statewide initiatives

Excerpt: 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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Bellevue City Council deadlocks as to whether to take a position on Tim Eyman’s I-1125

Excerpt: 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 […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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