Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Supreme Court Strikes Down Two-Thirds Rule

Caffeinated News & Gossip: 6-3 ruling strikes down Eyman's two-thirds law.

02/28/2013 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Another Jolt: State Supreme Court to Rule on Two-Thirds Law Tomorrow

Is the voter-approved rule requiring a two-thirds vote of the legislature to raise taxes constitutional? Court set to rule.

02/27/2013 By Josh Feit


McKenna is Wrong to Ignore Framers' Clear Intent

Perkins Coie attorney David Perez takes on AG Rob McKenna re: Eyman's two-thirds rule.

10/03/2012 By David Perez


Seattle Times Ineptly Defends Two-Thirds Rule

The Seattle Times' anti-tax pathology blurs their thinking on Eyman rule.

10/01/2012 By Josh Feit

2012 Election

McKenna: Majority Requirement Does Not Set a Ceiling

McKenna on the legal case to support the two-thirds rule.

09/28/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz


Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: disbelief; a parking revenue shortfall; self-financing; and parking lots.

09/26/2012 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Tuesday Jolt: Two-Thirds Rule Debated in Supreme Court

The days winners and losers.

09/25/2012 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Superior Court Judge Hears Challenge to Eyman's Two-Thirds Rule

Eyman's two-thirds rule put to test in court.

03/09/2012 By Josh Feit


Thursday Jolt: Anti-Jolt

Today's winners and losers.

11/03/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Inslee: "I-1053 Wasn't Democratic"

Inslee won't directly answer whether or not he supports the Democrats' lawsuit against I-1053, but says he supported the failed move to close a bank loophole which led to the lawsuit.

07/28/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Senate Democrats May Have Flubbed House Ploy to Challenge 1053

Senate's failure to vote on tax loophole bill could undermine Democratic challenge to tax rule.

06/02/2011 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Democrats Begin Legal Challenge to Two-Thirds Rule

Wednesday Edition: Democrats move to challenge I-1053; King County Democrats make city council endorsements; and stadium taxes turn into arts taxes.

05/25/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

Poll: Support for Changing 1053 May Not be Strong Enough

Proposal to allow simple majority for repealing tax loopholes is above 50 percent.

05/10/2011 By Josh Feit

This Washington

Senators Propose Referendum That Would Require Simple Majority To Close Tax Loopholes

Democrats unveil alternative approach to budget: Repeal tax loopholes.

04/14/2011 By Andrew Calkins

This Washington

Seniors: This Year's Initiatives are the Wrong Prescription

State budget cuts to Medicaid has put seniors in a bad situation, and according to senior citizens' advocacy groups, the ballot initiatives that reduce state revenue will make the situation even worse.

10/05/2010 By Bryce McKay


PubliColaTV: The Progressive Take on the 2010 Ballot Measures

Anne Martens with the Ballot Initiative Network lays out the progressive case on all seven of this year's ballot measures.

08/30/2010 By Bryce McKay

Morning Fizz

A Fact Finding Mission

06/17/2010 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Google Envy

06/11/2010 By Morning Fizz