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Tag Archives: Initiative Process Reform

“HERESY”: Hyberbolic Tim Eyman tears into Republican Joyce McDonald in ferocious email

Excerpt: Tim Eyman has taken a break from excoriating Democrats in his latest multiweekly email missive, choosing instead to launch a ferocious broadside at Republican State Representative Joyce McDonald. What could McDonald have possibly done to merit such scorn? Answer: She has sinned by not being loyal to Eyman's agenda.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Let’s bolster Washington’s public disclosure laws to combat abuse and signature fraud

Excerpt: Today, the Washington State Legislature held hearings on badly-needed legislation that would bring the activities of our underground signature gathering industry into the light by adding new reporting and compliance requirements to our public disclosure laws. Read our founder's testimony in support of these bills.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Mercenary petitioners hawking Tim Eyman’s l-1125 target Bellevue College students

Excerpt: Though it’s not apparent from looking at Voters Want More Choices’ most recent reports to the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC), NPI can today confirm what we have suspected since the beginning of the month: Tim Eyman has found a new wealthy benefactor to put up the money for his latest scheme, Initiative 1125, which he […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Public Planning
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