Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Battle of the initiatives

Yesterday the House passed two bills suspending Initiative 728 and Initiative 732. These two "free" education measures adopted by the voters in 2000 have been repeatedly suspended in tight fiscal times leading some to say the Legislature pays selective attention to the will of the people. Supporters of I-728 and I-732 complain that rather than suspend these voter approved laws, lawmakers should instead suspend/repeal/alter I-1053 that requires a 2/3 vote of lawmakers to raise taxes . . . READ MORE


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