Refreshed at 7:13 AM Pacific on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Moments ago, the Washington State Senate took yet another significant vote, this time concerning transportation revenue. By an overwhelming four-to-one margin, the Senate voted to approve SB 5987, which would raise the gas tax and vehicle weight fees to pay for a long list of highway… (read more)
Comcast-owned NBC announced today it is severing all ties with racist real estate tycoon Donald Trump. It will unwind its involvement in the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants, and follow Univision’s lead in not televising the event. Furthermore, neither Trump nor his children will be involved in future incarnations of Celebrity Apprentice.
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Some Internet companies claim they will not sell users’ data, but certain clauses found in their terms of service allow them to transfer user data if a merger occurs. The New York Times explains.
# Permalink (Sunday, June 28, 2015)
With Tim Eyman and his associates said to be winding down the signature drive for I-1366, Eyman’s most destructive initiative yet, NPI’s Permanent Defense has been reviewing anecdotes submitted by citizens and activists regarding their experie… (read more)
In response to Republican State Representative Larry Haler’s disappointing decision to withdraw House Bill 2255, legislation that sought to replace Tim Eyman’s I-747 with a more sensible property tax policy, NPI founder and executive director… (read more)
With Washington State’s regular legislative session now disappearing into the rearview mirror, initiative promoter Tim Eyman has once again turned his attention to aggressively hawking his latest and most destructive scheme yet: Initiative 1366, whi… (read more)
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