TITLE

WASHINGTON STATE'S INITIATIVE 937 AND THE ENVIRONMENT: THE EMERGING IMPACT OF GRASSROOTS MOVEMENTS ON NATIONAL POLICY

AUTHOR(S)
Trumble, Paul D.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2007, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p1089
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Initiative 937 on environment of Washington state. According to the author, constitutional law reappeared as ballot initiatives and referendums start to drive national policy change. He notes that ballot initiatives were used as a mechanism for popular state action when the controlling government decline to respond to pressing concerns. He argues that the environmental initiative of the state shows that grassroots movements are becoming a vital tool for accelerating national policy change.
ACCESSION #
26091149

 

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