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Daily Archives: February 28th, 2013

It’s time to update Tim Eyman’s Failure Chart

Excerpt: Now that the Washington State Supreme Court has ruled, at long last, that the main provision of Tim Eyman’s I-601 clones is unconstitutional and void, it’s time for us to update Tim Eyman’s Failure Chart. The Failure Chart is a handy resource that we maintain over at Permanent Defense which shows that most of the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Economic Security, Litigation, Public Planning
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Governor Jay Inslee, advocates thrilled with today’s landmark Supreme Court decision

Excerpt: The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in LEV v. State has now been up on the World Wide Web for a couple of hours, and we’ve been on the receiving end of a number of statements and press releases commenting on the decision. We’d like to share some of what we’re hearing with you. First, Governor […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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UNCONSTITUTIONAL! State Supreme Court strikes down Tim Eyman’s two-thirds scheme!

Excerpt: OH, HAPPY DAY! In a 6-3 decision released only minutes ago, the Washington State Supreme Court finally rendered a momentous verdict in League of Education Voters et al. v. State of Washington, et. al, finding the two-thirds requirement at the heart of Tim Eyman’s I-601 clones – also present in I-601 itself – to be […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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