King County Superior Court judge on June 13 tossed out an initiative by anti-tax guru Tim Eyman, finding that I-747, passed by voters in 2001, was unconstitutionally deceptive. The initiative, which voters approved overwhelmingly, limited property-tax growth to 1 percent a year.
How does rejection of I-747 affect you and WSU? For details, go to the following articles at The Seattle Times,
* “Judge overturns Eyman initiative on property tax,” By Seattle Times staff reporter Susan Gilmore, June 14, 2006, http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003059972_eyman14m.html
* “How does rejection of I-747 affect me?” By Seattle Times staff reporters Susan Gilmore and Eric Pryne, June 15, 2006, http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003062397_proptaxqanda15m.html
* “I-747 reversal warrants Supreme Court review,” editorial, June 15, 2006, http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/editorialsopinion/2003061858_inited15.html