initiative process http://www.kplu.org en Red light camera opponents file initiatives in Monroe, Longview http://www.kplu.org/post/red-light-camera-opponents-file-initiatives-monroe-longview <p>Red light camera opponents in Longview and Monroe submitted initiatives Monday against the automatic traffic ticketing system. If approved, the Monroe initiative would require the city to remove its cameras and ask for voter approval before installing more. Tue, 24 May 2011 18:30:50 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 1665 at http://www.kplu.org Red light camera opponents file initiatives in Monroe, Longview Seattle can vote on viaduct tunnel, judge says http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-can-vote-viaduct-tunnel-judge-says <p>Seattle voters will have a chance to chime in again on the planned deep-bore tunnel that&#39;s supposed to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct.&nbsp;</p><p>That&#39;s the word from Judge Laura Middaugh who this afternoon sided with the supporters of a referendum, saying<a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2015105379_tunnelpreview21m.html">&nbsp; her goal is to make sure that the voices of the people are heard when a policy decision is made.</a>&nbsp; She said she had not been able to find any precedents in case law to support her stance.</p> Fri, 20 May 2011 23:11:52 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1639 at http://www.kplu.org Washington Voters Love Initiatives http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-voters-love-initiatives <p><span class="article-content"><span><b>You&#39;ve heard the complaints </b>about ballot initiatives. Is it right that a corporation with a lot of money can get one on the ballot? And are we, the voters, really qualified to be deciding complicated things like tax policy? But, the KCTS 9 - KPLU - Washington Poll shows that voters in Washington are generally happy with the initiative process. </span></span></p> Mon, 01 Nov 2010 21:17:17 +0000 Paula Wissel 88 at http://www.kplu.org Washington Voters Love Initiatives