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Tim Eyman botches effort to overturn legislator pay increases; blames Kim Wyman

Excerpt: Tim Eyman is attacking fellow Republican Kim Wyman because he doesn't want to accept responsibility for his latest strategic blunder.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim Eyman stuck in Chapter 11 for now as Judge Barreca orders him to file a budget

Excerpt: Motion to dismiss denied! The disgraced initiative promoter will remain in bankruptcy for the time being, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has decided.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim Eyman loses effort to weaken State of Washington’s primary lawsuit against him

Excerpt: Tim Eyman was hit with what he called "a gut punch" when the judge presiding over the campaign finance enforcement lawsuit against him denied his motion for partial summary judgment.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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State of Washington moves to convert Tim Eyman’s bankruptcy into a Chapter 7 case

Excerpt: Bob Ferguson has objected to Tim Eyman's motion to dismiss his Chapter 11 case and is asking for a conversion to a Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy instead.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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So much for that bankruptcy: Tim Eyman moves for his Chapter 11 case to be dismissed

Excerpt: The disgraced initiative promoter asked Judge Marc Barreca to dismiss his bankruptcy filing in a motion filed on February 28th, 2019.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim “Chairman” Eyman pleads not guilty to charge of theft in the third degree

Excerpt: Video evidence shows that Eyman stole a Brenton Studios Mayhart chair from the Lacey Office Depot on February 13th, but Eyman says he's not guilty.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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VICTORY! Washington State Senate approves legislation to repeal Tim Eyman’s push polls

Excerpt: We're halfway towards our objective of sending Governor Jay Inslee legislation to repeal Eyman's push polls, which he falsely calls "advisory votes".
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim Eyman, broke? Nope! Try flush with cash — he’s got $465,615 in his checking accounts

Excerpt: Remember when Tim Eyman filed for bankruptcy? He make it sound like he'd fallen upon hard times. But actually, he's doing quite well, thank you very much.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim Eyman charged with misdemeanor theft; he says he didn’t mean to steal office chair

Excerpt: The disgraced initiative promoter has cooked up a pathetic, laughable excuse for his criminal conduct for last week.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Tim Eyman caught on video stealing a chair from the Office Depot in Lacey, Washington

Excerpt: The disgraced initiative promoter is under investigation for petty theft and pledges to "cooperate fully" following widespread media coverage of his crime.
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A frustrated Tim Eyman unleashes his e-fury on Republican State Senator Hans Zeiger

Excerpt: Disgraced initiative promoter Tim Eyman is hopping mad at the Ranking Member of the Washington State Senate's State Government Committee. Find out why.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Governor Inslee + Premier Horgan push back against Tim Eyman, call for high speed rail

Excerpt: The leaders of Washington State and British Columbia say we should build on the success of Amtrak Cascades, not destroy it, as Tim Eyman wants to do.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Sound Transit: Tim Eyman’s I-976 would wipe out nearly $7 billion in revenue through 2041

Excerpt: "If enacted, the initiative would divert a significant amount of tax revenues away from implementing voter-approved transit projects.," the agency says.
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King County residents want more transit, but there would be less under Tim Eyman’s I-976

Excerpt: I-976 is a recipe for horrific highway gridlock, derelict roads, and stranded travelers. Think traffic is bad now? I-976 would make it much worse.
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