Refreshed at 4:09 PM Pacific on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
It took until the wee hours of the morning, but the Legislature has finally reached agreement on the revenue component for a new transportation package. By a vote of fifty-four to forty-four, the House of Representatives voted to send an amended version of Second Engrossed Substitute… (read more)
Conservative litigators who hope to move the law to the right by bringing cases to the Supreme Court have overreached… They are trying to move the law farther right than Kennedy or Roberts think reasonable.
— University of Chicago law professor Eric Posner, explaining why the U.S. Supreme Court’s progressive wing has prevailed in a number of recent cases despite being in the minority (via ).
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The Guardian has published a striking set of images which depict some interesting facts about the Sherlock Holmes canon. The famous fictional detective appeared in several dozen stories authored by British author Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Efforts to build a broad coalition to stop Tim Eyman’s I-1366 received a major boost today with NPI and Permanent Defense founder Andrew Villeneuve’s announcement of the formation of a statewide campaign committee to oppose the initiative. I-1… (read more)
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)
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