A few years ago, Tim Eyman and Mike Fagan started a successful initiative effort to require a two-thirds majority in the Washington State Legislature for the passage of new revenue proposals. Every two years Eyman has relaunched similar initiatives in response to the Washington State Legislature threatening to undo his initiatives. Now the two-thirds majority movement has gone local.
Last week the Spokane City Council voted in favor of placing a similar two-thirds rule on the local February ballot. This measure was supported by Mike Fagan, a City Councilman and frequent co-sponsor of Eyman initiatives to reduce state revenue needed for parks, education, environmental protection, and other services from the State of Washington, according to the Spokesman Review. Read the rest of this entryPin It