Tim Eyman

Type: Person
Name: Tim Eyman
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Seattle in its own minimum-wage bubble

Seattle is the only area in the state with a plurality of voters who believe that a $15 minimum wage would help the economy more than hurt it, according to an Elway poll released today. That puts city voters at odds with those elsewhere, including the ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Our parks are worth the price

Neighborhood parks and community centers make Seattle a great place to live. They are our common ground and our shared legacy. If you think of ten of your happiest moments with family and friends, the odds are several of them took place in our parks system. ... [Published Real Change News - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Seattle, Ron Sims, Tim Eyman
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tim Eyman's fade: PDC could use more money

I was amused when reading Danny Westneat’s column concerning Tim Eyman’s initiatives [“ Tim Eyman losing support, money from business ,” Local News, July 8].The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) was created following the passage of an initiative. Qualifying ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Tim Eyman, Disclosure, Taxes
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Eyman comes up short this time | THE PETRI DISH

Jerry Cornfield— image credit: Everett HeraldRarely can the lack of action trigger so much reaction as it did last week when Tim Eyman didn’t do something he so often does — turn in signatures for an initiative.Word the professional initiative promoter ... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Who Cares What Our Political Writers Think—Here’s What Our Receptionist Thinks!

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. ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Referendum on the $15 Minimum Wage Will Not Go to the Ballot This Year

City of Seattle This landmark $15 minimum wage bill will not be subject to a referendum this fall. Today's numbers are in, and it looks like the referendum campaign to put Seattle's $15 minimum wage on the ballot this fall has failed. While King County ... [Published Stranger - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Gun-show loophole initiative at 70 percent in statewide poll

Initiative 594, designed to close the “gun-show loophole,” is headed into the fall campaign with 70 percent support in the latest statewide Elway Poll.The survey found much greater backing  for I-594 than the 46 percent registered for rival Initiative ... [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Eyman: Fight against taxes will never end

Jack Fagan, Mike Fagan, and I co-sponsored the 2∕3-for-Taxes Constitutional Amendment Initiative this year and worked really hard for the past six months leading its signature drive. We recently announced that the effort fell short this time.Initiative ... [Published Columbian.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

A Year Without Eyman

In case you missed the news, this is gonna be a year unlike any other in the last eight: It’s the first time since 2006 there won’t be an Eyman anti-tax, anti-spending or anti-mass-transit measure helping drive the state’s politics. It's looking ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

To be a player, Eyman needs to rethink methods, motives

, 12:01 a.m.Rarely can the lack of action trigger so much reaction as it did last week when Tim Eyman didn't do something he so often does — turn in signatures for an initiative. Word that the professional initiative promoter from Mukilteo failed to qualify ... [Published HeraldNet - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tim Eyman losing support, money from business

Is Tim Eyman through?This was the implied question of some recent emails making the rounds through the business community.Is the initiative king’s 15-year run of anti-tax influence history?This isn’t just liberal wishful thinking. Last week, Jan Gee, ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 3 reports

The Daily Troll: Eyman misses mark on 2/3rds. National heritage listing for state shores? Red, white and 25 cents.

The Daily Troll: News for your evening commute. Art work by Noel FranklinEyman comes up shortProfessional initiative promoter Tim Eyman won't have an anti-tax tax measure on November's ballot because he could not collect enough signatures, he announced ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 04 2014]

Quotes

"we want to give the voters the chance to permanently protect themselves from higher taxes with a 2/3-for-taxes constitutional amendment.  the polling shows it'll pass overwhelmingly.  five ballot box victories (in past referendums) prove that almost two-thirds of voters support the two-thirds making it tougher to raise taxes.  only the crazies in seattle want it to be easy for politicians to take more of the people's money" Eyman said. — J S

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14th Legislative District candidate Ben Shoval:... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Jul 20 2014]
Seattle in its own minimum-wage bubble [Published Seattle Times - Jul 17 2014]
Our parks are worth the price [Published Real Change News - Jul 17 2014]
Tim Eyman's fade: PDC could use more money [Published Seattle Times - Jul 17 2014]
Eyman comes up short this time | THE PETRI DISH [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Jul 16 2014]
Who Cares What Our Political Writers Think—Here... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 16 2014]
Referendum on the $15 Minimum Wage Will Not Go ... [Published Stranger - Jul 16 2014]
Gun-show loophole initiative at 70 percent in s... [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 15 2014]
Eyman: Fight against taxes will never end [Published Columbian.com - Jul 13 2014]
A Year Without Eyman [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 11 2014]
To be a player, Eyman needs to rethink methods,... [Published HeraldNet - Jul 10 2014]
Tim Eyman losing support, money from business [Published Seattle Times - Jul 09 2014]
The Daily Troll: Eyman misses mark on 2/3rds. N... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jul 04 2014]
Eyman initiative fails to make state ballot: H... [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 03 2014]
Eyman fails to qualify measure for fall ballot [Published HeraldNet - Jul 03 2014]
Letter: Eyman initiated redistribution [Published Columbian.com - Jul 02 2014]
Signature Gatherers Are Trying to Repeal Seattl... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 02 2014]
"People Make Up Our City": Why Seattle's $15 Mi... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 30 2014]
Anyone Collecting Signatures on the Minimum Wag... [Published Stranger - Jun 28 2014]
Two advisory votes on general election ballot -... [Published Enumclaw Courier Herald - Jun 27 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]
15 Now's Class Warriors Vote In Favor of Phased... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 28 2014]
New plan to save Metro [Published seattlepi.com - Apr 23 2014]
Getting around the Puget Sound is about to get ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 23 2014]
Bainbridge car tab fees raise nearly $100K in f... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Jan 08 2014]
McGinn set to concede; others concede nothing [Published seattlepi.com - Nov 07 2013]
Voters rejecting GMO measure, 'Protect the Init... [Published Bainbridge Island Review - Nov 06 2013]
Vote 'no' on Eyman's I-517 [Published Longview Daily News - Nov 01 2013]
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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. ...
A Year Without Eyman [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 11 2014]
In case you missed the news, this is gonna be a year unlike any other in the last eight: It’s the first time since 2006 there won’t be an Eyman anti-tax, anti-spending or anti-mass-transit measure helping drive the state’s politics. It's looking ...
Signature Gatherers Are Trying to Repeal Seattl... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 02 2014]
Signature Gatherers Are Trying to Repeal Seattle's $15 Minimum Wageby Anna Minard Signature gatherers are now roaming this city and talking about our new $15 minimum wage, so let's be totally clear, Seattle voters: If someone standing outside your Trader ...
Two New Challenges to Seattle's $15 Minimum Wag... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jun 05 2014]
Early this morning, local business coalition Forward Seattle, which has been promising for a long time that they'd file their own simpler, more business-friendly minimum-wage ballot measure , officially announced their intention to do so. The basic ...
15 Now's Class Warriors Vote In Favor of Phased... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 28 2014]
Last week, Mayor Ed Murray warned of an "initiative process that quite honestly I believe would end up in a mini-version of class warfare," if dueling minimum wage initiatives are on Seattle-area ballots this fall. At a 15 Now conference held yesterday ...
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