TITLE

I-917 Petition Recount

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Jackie
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/4/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32438, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Washington secretary of state's office is double-checking the 266,006 petition signatures submitted in support of Initiative 917 for inclusion on the November 2006 ballot. The ballot would ask voters if they want to revoke a $30 vehicle excise tax, weight fees and related bonding authorization enacted by the state Legislature as part of a 2005 transportation package.
ACCESSION #
21973163

 

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