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Political Spending on Santa Fe Soda Tax Tops $163 Per Vote
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Political action committees spent at least $163 per vote to influence the outcome of a soda-tax initiative that was resoundingly rejected in a special election in New Mexico's state capital city.
The soft drink industry and a variety of health and community advocacy g…
King County Voters to Decide Arts Sales Tax in August
SEATTLE (AP) — King County voters will decide in August whether to raise the county sales tax to pay for arts, culture and science programs.
The Metropolitan King County Council, voting 7 to 2 Monday, approved placing the "Access for All" measure on the August primary ballot..…
Democrats: Solid Opposition to Trump, But What Comes Next?
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump is a unifying force for Democrats, bringing together disparate factions in opposition to nearly every presidential move.
But solidarity — at least for now — doesn't necessarily add up to a strategy that can help Democrats win more elections…
Washington Unable to Use Database For Voting Eligibilty
Washington election officials have determined that the state will be
unable to use a federal Homeland Security database of legal immigrants to check
voting eligibility.
In July, Secretary of State Sam Reed requested access to data on over 100 million
immigrants as a further way of reviewing the accuracy…
Voters Turned Down Sales Tax Proposal
Yakima County voters turned down a sales tax proposal but gave a thumbs up to funding for the Selah pool in Tuesdays primary election the sales tax proposal failed 53 to 47 percent , it would have would have funded security upgrades at the Yakima County jail...
Selah Pool Needs Your Help
Supporters of the Selah pool are hoping to convince voters to support a levy in august that will keep the pool open beyond this year. The city of Selah has decided against funding the pool past 2012, so voter support for the levy is it's only means of survival...
Yakima County Commissioners Looking For Support Of Sales Tax
The Yakima County Commissioners are hoping voters support a proposed tenth of a cent sales tax increase to pay for security needs at the Yakima County jail. Commissioner Mike Leita says if approved the 2.8 million dollars a year would not only pay for security upgrades but would also pay expens…