Washington State Initiative Process Survives Legislative Assault

Tue, Mar 8 2011 by Staff

Thanks to the great work of initiative activist Tim Eyman, State Senators Don Benton and Pam Roach, the collective editorial power of Evergreen State newspapers and an outpouring of citizens contacting their legislators, Senate Bill 5297 was defeated yesterday in the Washington state legislature as it missed the mandatory deadline for a senate vote.