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How a right wing millionaire’s money could help vindicate years of progressive legislating

Con­vinced that Demo­c­ra­t­ic Wash­ing­ton State law­mak­ers have over­reached, Repub­li­cans have made a big bet on a slate of ini­tia­tives that would repeal or roll back many pro­gres­sive laws. If they don’t get the out­comes they want, they will have spent a lot of mon­ey cre­at­ing fresh evi­dence those laws are popular.

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Let’s Go Washington turns in signatures for measure to repeal Climate Commitment Act

Spon­sored by Repub­li­can State Par­ty Chair Jim Walsh, I‑2117 would repeal Wash­ing­ton’s land­mark Cli­mate Com­mit­ment Act and wreck the state’s plans to secure a just and respon­si­ble tran­si­tion to a clean ener­gy future. NPI con­sid­ers the ini­tia­tive a grave threat to Wash­ing­ton’s well-being and strong­ly oppos­es it.

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Let’s Go Washington affiliate claims it’ll soon begin submitting signatures for its initiatives

A right wing group orga­nized and fund­ed by right wing mil­lion­aire Bri­an Hey­wood and front­ed by recent­ly elect­ed Wash­ing­ton State Repub­li­can Par­ty Chair Jim Walsh plans to begin sub­mit­ting sig­na­tures for a slate of ini­tia­tives to the 2024 Wash­ing­ton State Leg­is­la­ture lat­er this month.

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Republican megadonor Brian Heywood opens his wallet to fund six-initiative signature drive

A wealthy donor to the Wash­ing­ton State Repub­li­can Par­ty has begun fun­nel­ing seri­ous mon­ey into a sig­na­ture dri­ve that aims to qual­i­fy a slew of six right wing ini­tia­tives to the 2024 Wash­ing­ton State Leg­is­la­ture, reports filed this week with the Pub­lic Dis­clo­sure Com­mis­sion by his polit­i­cal com­mit­tee show. 

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New fiscal dashboard proposed by NPI and Senator Kuderer goes live for Washingtonians

Pre­pared by the Leg­isla­tive Eval­u­a­tion and Account­abil­i­ty Pro­gram (LEAP) and the Office of Finan­cial Man­age­ment (OFM), the Bud­get­ing for Wash­ing­ton’s Future fis­cal dash­board pro­vides use­ful, truth­ful, and accu­rate infor­ma­tion about state rev­enue and expen­di­tures, as required by the leg­is­la­tion we cre­at­ed to get rid of Tim Eyman’s push polls.