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Tag Archives: Initiative Process Reform

“Five alarm fire”: Tim Eyman beside himself after House passes key initiative reform bill

Excerpt: The convicted serial public disclosure law offender and notorious chair thief -- who is fond of sending out email missives that liberally utilize all caps -- is having a public meltdown over the Washington State House of Representatives' passage of House Bill 1876.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Legislative Advocacy
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VICTORY! State House adopts bill to add fiscal impact disclosures to initiative ballot titles

Excerpt: By a vote of 54-44, the House voted to pass HB 1876, prime sponsored by Mia Gregerson, which is one of NPI's priority bills for 2022. This is truly a huge win for Washington voters that deserves to be celebrated. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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“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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