Tim Eyman

Type: Person
Name: Tim Eyman
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hey, we’re world class! For truly terrible traffic

One of my pet theories about Seattle is that for all the carping about the terrible traffic around here, the reason we never do anything about it is that it isn’t terrible enough.It’s never been New York or L.A. or London terrible. Or even Chicago or ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Ignore useless advisory votes on the ballot

AdvertisementOnce again, advisory votes are on the 2014 General Election ballot. Don’t waste your time filling in the oval or giving the two faux measures any thought.Advisory votes mean zip.Last year, five advisory votes were on the ballot. Voters favored ... [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tax votes are merely suggestions

As voters gain familiarity with the ballot measures involving gun rights and school class size on the November ballot, they will also encounter what are known as Tax Advisory Votes. Say what?They are a legacy of Tim Eyman Initiative 960, approved by the ... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

This week at progressive state blogs: A bully for TX rep, a gay-hater in AK, a progressive in NJ

Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: The Times recommends to maintain Advisory Vote No. 8 on marijuana tax

WASHINGTON’S Swiss cheese tax code contains so many preferential rates that even the newly legal marijuana industry could have gotten a break.Instead, the Legislature acted earlier this year to exclude marijuana from 36 different preferences built into ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Metro and Prop. 1: Don't throw caution to the wind, plan better for downturns

The Metropolitan King County Council’s “optimism about future cash reserves” for Metro Transit is better understood as throwing caution to the wind [" Bus plan accelerating as Seattle hopes for windfall from Prop. 1, " Local News, Oct. 7].  The state ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

PORTS: Port Alliance Too Late?

The “alliance” of the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma may be a day late and a dollar short. Neither port, nor the State of Washington, nor Puget Sound have addressed the transportation strangle hold that clogs our infrastructure daily. The efforts of Tim ... [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Thrives on Poverty and Disparity

Charles Humphrey@CDC-PHIL / Public DomainWith the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States , I suspect at least a few of you are freaking out . Ebola—like many viruses, including the recently popular enterovirus 68—is spread by filth. You ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

When It Comes to the Minimum Wage, the Rest of Washington State Gets 15, Too! (Sort of.)

AM "Because the rent won't wait." A true statement, whether your minimum wage is headed up by $0.15 in 2015 (outside Seattle) or incrementally toward $15 (within Seattle).I know Ansel mentioned it yesterday in Morning News , but it's worth pointing out ... [Published Stranger - Oct 02 2014]
Entities: Minimum Wage, Seattle, Rest
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Starving the government won’t fix it

Reading through government budgets is not as much fun as you might imagine. In fact, we citizens are fortunate to have public servants who are excited about the details of making government work, freeing us to channel our energy into complaining when ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

McCleary decision: Blame Tim Eyman for our funding woes

Legislators, both Republican and Democrat, have struggled to balance the needs of the state with the available resources. And now they are held in contempt by the court because there are not enough resources [" Supreme Court finds Legislature in contempt ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tim Eyman Initiative to Kill Seattle's Minimum Wage Picks Up $100,000 in Donations

Mayor's OfficeTim Eyman wants to stop this schedule of wage increases in Seattle dead in its tracks. Hey there! You enjoying the feeling of living in this beautiful progressive city on this beautiful late summer day? Ahhh, yes—the sun on your shoulders, ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 12 2014]

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Seattle Times recommendations for November elec... [Published Seattle Times - 7 hours ago]
Toutle duo Smith, Gardner vying to be county's ... [Published Longview Daily News - Oct 23 2014]
Hey, we’re world class! For truly terrible traffic [Published Seattle Times - Oct 22 2014]
Editorial: Ignore useless advisory votes on the... [Published Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Oct 20 2014]
Tax votes are merely suggestions [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Oct 19 2014]
This week at progressive state blogs: A bully f... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 18 2014]
Our Endorsements for the November General Elect... [Published Stranger - Oct 15 2014]
Editorial: The Times recommends to maintain Adv... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 15 2014]
Gun background check at 60 percent support [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 13 2014]
Metro and Prop. 1: Don't throw caution to the w... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 13 2014]
These ballot measures may shake up your state [Published Daily Kos - Oct 12 2014]
PORTS: Port Alliance Too Late? [Published Tacoma News Tribune - Oct 08 2014]
Ebola Thrives on Poverty and Disparity [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Oct 03 2014]
When It Comes to the Minimum Wage, the Rest of ... [Published Stranger - Oct 02 2014]
To cut, or not to cut Metro | Seattle Transit Blog [Published Sightline Daily - Oct 01 2014]
Starving the government won’t fix it [Published Seattle Times - Sep 25 2014]
Surrounded by a feeling of poverty amid signs o... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 24 2014]
McCleary decision: Blame Tim Eyman for our fund... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 19 2014]
Mayor Murray on Tim Eyman’s initiative against ... [Published seattlepi.com - Sep 15 2014]
Tim Eyman Initiative to Kill Seattle's Minimum ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 12 2014]
Eyman: Give me $1.1M to roll back $15 wage [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 28 2014]
Oil, railroad, coal port money gushes into race... [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 14 2014]
Latest election results [Published seattlepi.com - Aug 08 2014]
What Last Night's Primary Results Say About Sea... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 06 2014]
Guest Editorial: Parks Should Serve Everyone, s... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 24 2014]
Who Cares What Our Political Writers Think—Here... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 16 2014]
A Year Without Eyman [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 11 2014]
Signature Gatherers Are Trying to Repeal Seattl... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 02 2014]
Could this be a Tim Eyman-free election? [Published seattlepi.com - Jun 25 2014]
Two New Challenges to Seattle's $15 Minimum Wag... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 05 2014]
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Ebola Thrives on Poverty and Disparity [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Oct 03 2014]
Charles Humphrey@CDC-PHIL / Public DomainWith the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States , I suspect at least a few of you are freaking out . Ebola—like many viruses, including the recently popular enterovirus 68—is spread by filth. You ...
Tim Eyman Initiative to Kill Seattle's Minimum ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Sep 12 2014]
Mayor's OfficeTim Eyman wants to stop this schedule of wage increases in Seattle dead in its tracks. Hey there! You enjoying the feeling of living in this beautiful progressive city on this beautiful late summer day? Ahhh, yes—the sun on your shoulders, ...
What Last Night's Primary Results Say About Sea... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 06 2014]
ESMAYOR ED MURRAY told supporters that last night's apparent victory for Prop 1 means that when it comes to parks, "we will turn back years of Tim Eyman destabilizing our funding." After way more shoving and shouting than anyone would expect from ...
Guest Editorial: Parks Should Serve Everyone, s... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 24 2014]
Seattle City CouncilSeattle City Council Member Mike O'Brien: Join me in voting for Prop. 1 on the August primary ballot. Neighborhood parks make Seattle a wonderful place to live. With the ballot you should have just received, you get to vote on whether ...
Who Cares What Our Political Writers Think—Here... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 16 2014]
Our Receptionist's Endorsements for the August 2014 Primary!by Mike Nipper I dunno if y'all Stranger readers know this, but when it comes to this "editorial control waterboarding," or whatever they're calling the endorsement team, I'm their goddamn gatekeeper. ...
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