Tax hike initiative

Eyman's Tax Initiative
6:01 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Eyman's initiative: Annual votes on supermajority rule for tax hikes

Nearly two months have passed since the Washington Supreme Court tossed out a voter-approved two-thirds requirement for tax hikes.

On Monday anti-tax activist Tim Eyman proposed an initiative he describes as a “lobbying tool” to bring back the super majority rule. Eyman’s proposal would require annual advisory votes asking the public if it wants the Legislature to enshrine the two-thirds threshold into the state constitution.

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