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Keep Washington Rolling goes up in Spokane; Washington Fairness Coalition unveils first ad

Excerpt: Watch the new NO on I-976 spot, "Spokane Potholes," and the new Approve I-1000 spot, "Fairness", starring Northwest Progressive Institute President Rick Hegdahl!
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Mainstream Republicans of Washington declare opposition to Tim Eyman’s I-976

Excerpt: NPI extends a warm welcome to the latest organization to join the coalition working to defeat Tim Eyman's incredibly destructive I-976.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Auburn, Tacoma and Olympia join a growing list of cities that oppose Tim Eyman’s I-976

Excerpt: Three major Washington cities have adopted resolutions opposing NO on I-976 due to potential catastrophic impacts.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
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Who made the debate over Initiative 976 about Tim Eyman? Tim Eyman did, that’s who!

Excerpt: When Eyman accuses his opposition of making our campaigns against his initiatives all about him instead of the issues, he's projecting.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Seattle City Council votes to oppose I-976 as Tim Eyman serves up his usual insults

Excerpt: The Emerald City, Washington's largest municipality, has officially taken a position opposing Tim Eyman's I-976. Way to go, Seattle!
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
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Tim Eyman loses again in court as Judge James Dixon declines to reconsider sanctions

Excerpt: Disgraced initiative promoter Tim Eyman has lost another court battle.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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NPI to Kirkland City Council: Protect freedom of mobility by opposing Tim Eyman’s I-976

Excerpt: Read the prepared remarks of NPI's executive director in opposition to Tim Eyman's Initiative 976, which the Kirkland City Council voted to oppose.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim “Chairman” Eyman hearts militant extremist Matt Shea: “You’re awesome!”

Excerpt: Read a transcript and listen to audio of the disgraced initiative promoter's appearance on Shea's podcast, "Patriot Radio".
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government
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Seattle Times shreds Tim Eyman’s I-976 with a powerful editorial urging a NO vote

Excerpt: Kudos to the Seattle Times for taking an emphatic stand against Eyman's scheme to destroy multimodal transportation funding.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Keep Washington Rolling goes up on the air with its first NO on I-976 television ads

Excerpt: Are you a Washingtonian? Learn why you should vote NO on Tim Eyman's Initiative 976 by November 5th, 2019.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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NO on Tim Eyman’s I-976 kicks off campaign home stretch in Spokane, Vancouver, Seattle

Excerpt: The effort to put a stop to the disgraced initiative promoter's latest awful scheme is shifting into high gear as November 5th approaches.
Written by:Bobby Aiyer
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Behold, the Eymallot… a general election ballot packed full of Tim Eyman’s push polls

Excerpt: View the design/layout of this year's general election ballot for King County, Washington State, which has no room for local races on the front.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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The Senate Republicans are responsible for the Sound Transit taxes they say are unfair

Excerpt: Steve O'Ban and Mike Padden, among other Senate Republicans, have been attacking Sound Transit for years over vehicle fees. But they are actually responsible for the adoption of the vehicle valuation schedule they say is unfair.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim Eyman pleads with his followers for more cash: “I’m getting the crap kicked out of me”

Excerpt: Tim Eyman isn't having a good day, or a good week, or even a good month, for that matter. He wants you to give him money for living expenses. Now.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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