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Daily Archives: July 7th, 2016

VICTORY!!! I‑1515 backers throw in the towel, anti-transgender initiative FAILS!

Excerpt: Back­ers of Ini­tia­tive 1515, a right wing scheme to legal­ize dis­crim­i­na­tion against trans­gen­der indi­vid­u­als in Wash­ing­ton State, have can­celed their appoint­ment to turn in sig­na­tures after con­clud­ing they did­n’t have enough to make the bal­lot, the Sec­re­tary of State’s office announced only min­utes ago. “The I‑1515 (‘bath­room ini­tia­tive’) cam­paign has can­celed their Fri­day appoint­ment and […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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CarbonWA’s I‑732 heads into summer with bare majority in support, NPI poll finds

Excerpt: Although this week marks the sig­na­ture sub­mis­sion dead­line for 2016 ini­tia­tives to the peo­ple, it’s worth remem­ber­ing that there are two ini­tia­tives to the 2016 Leg­is­la­ture that were pre­vi­ous­ly cer­ti­fied to the bal­lot at the begin­ning of this year. Nei­ther was act­ed on by the House and Sen­ate, so the peo­ple will decide their fate […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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