Category Archives: Announcements
This morning in Olympia, Northwest Progressive Institute founder and Executive Director Andrew Villeneuve filed a new statewide initiative called the Petitioning Industry Accountability Act. The intent of the initiative is to require that signature gathering companies pay their fair share in business and occupation taxes to our state. “Qualifying initiatives to the ballot has become […]
On February 13th, 2012, Permanent Defense celebrated its tenth anniversary (February 2002 – Februry 2012), commemorating a significant milestone: one decade of maintaining Washington’s first list of defense against harmful right wing initiatives, especially Tim Eyman’s. Our work is far from finished, but we had many successes to celebrate, including our recent victory over Eyman’s […]
The NO on I-960 coalition has released its first television ad highlighting the waste and paralysis that Tim Eyman’s latest proposal would create if it ever became law. You can watch the ad at YouTube.
Our parent organization’s blog has a post about a message sent out by Representative Steve Kirby earlier today concerning insurance industry trickery. Insurers, using a shell PAC called “Consumers Against Higher Insurance Rates” are attempting to collect signatures to force a vote on a consumer protection act that the industry wants repealed. Referendum 67 is […]