BP, Tim Eyman, and I-1053
This November, Washington voters will have their say on a slate of initiatives, referendums, and candidates. Among them is I-1053, Tim Eyman’s latest initiative that would institute minority rule over revenue measures. This series by Alan Durning explores the ways in which I-1053 is not only undemocratic and unconstitutional, but downright unfair.
Posts on BP, Tim Eyman, and I-1053
Washington measure frustrates needed reforms and solutions.
Tracking a Texas oil company's record.
With a twist, Carlyle's bill could undo Eyman's 1053.
The importance of the lieutenant governor.
One more black mark for a black hat oil company.
7 dead, millions in fines, millions more in campaign cash.
Listing the loopholes that Eyman's 1053 would protect.
What happens when the majority doesn't rule?