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WATCH: Fight over natural gas could be decided by new WA voter initiative

A voter initiative aims to push back on portions of a law that recently passed Washington State legislature that some are calling a "natural gas ban."
May 17, 2024

Natural gas regulations could be on WA ballot in November

Washington voters could decide in November whether utilities and local governments must provide natural gas to eligible customers and whether to curtail state regulations that disincentivize natural gas use.
May 17, 2024

WATCH: Broad coalition collecting signatures to put energy choice on November ballot

A statewide coalition today kicked off efforts to qualify a new energy choice initiative for the November ballot. I-2066: Protect Energy Choice protects reliable, affordable energy choices for consumers and…
May 17, 2024

Signature gathering begins for initiative to keep natural gas in Washington

Supporters of an initiative to halt the state of Washington’s efforts to eliminate natural gas use in homes and buildings have begun their signature drive to get the measure on…
May 17, 2024

WATCH: Heartland Journal West Coast Podcast EP51 Brian Heywood Interview & More

Interview with Brian Heywood of Lets Go Washington, speaking about the six initiatives that were brought to the Washington citizens.
May 3, 2024

WATCH: The 3 questions voters will decide in November | ARC Seattle

Hallie Balch, press secretary for Let's Go Washington joined ARC Seattle hosts Tyrah Majors and Holly Menino to break down the data and what the group believes voters want.
April 20, 2024

WATCH: Let’s Talk Taxes with Representative Chris Corry

During this informative session, we will delve into the details of three pivotal ballot initiatives: I-2117: Stop the hidden gas tax I-2109: Repeal the capital gains income tax I-2124: Let…
April 16, 2024

Washington state takes a surprising turn to the right

Democrats and Republicans join hands against income taxes and other progressive mistakes.
April 4, 2024

Washington State’s Conservative Rollback

Democrats and Republicans join hands against income taxes and other progressive mistakes.
April 1, 2024

Legislature holds hearing on initiative concerning personal income tax

OLYMPIA—The Senate Ways and Means Committee and the House Finance Committee held a joint public hearing to discuss a citizen initiative, I-2111, concerning personal income tax, in the John L. O’Brien building in…
February 27, 2024

[un]Divided: Seattle Times calls on Democrats to hold hearings for initiatives

The Seattle Times Editorial Board says it is in the best interest of citizens for Democrats in Olympia to hold committee hearings on six Let’s Go Washington initiatives. Brandi Kruse has more on…
February 8, 2024

Several Tax Repeal Initiatives could be on Washington ballots in 2024. What they say

Based on the number of signatures submitted, several tax repeal proposals will likely be on the agenda this year in Washington state. A citizen group called Let’s Go Washington has…
January 9, 2024

Let’s Go Washington turns in over 2.6 million signatures for all six landmark initiatives

“The huge lies that are being told that this somehow takes away long-term care health…this is a complete and total falsehood; all this does is give people a choice,” Brian…
December 28, 2023

Tuesday November 21st, Did you hear the great news?

Yesterday was a great day for citizens and common-sense voters everywhere in Washington State. Initiative 2117 - to repeal the cap and trade gas tax scheme - was filed with the Secretary…
November 22, 2023

“Party’s over”: First ballot initiative submits signatures, begins clean-up of hidden gas tax mess.

KENT, WA – Today, Washington voters delivered signatures to qualify the first of several initiatives to appear on the 2024 ballot. Washington residents tired of paying for legislative mistakes gathered…
November 21, 2023

How Seattle, King County’s poor criminal justice policies affect all Washington

Crime across Washington has increased significantly in recent years. While it’s a local problem in much of the state, it’s the result of decisions made elsewhere. Some might naturally point to…
October 5, 2022

[un]Divided: The system must do better for survivors

On Divided, Brandi Kruse hears the story of a woman who is speaking out about her attempted rape and how her attacker might not serve any time for the crime…
September 23, 2022

Inslee’s emergency powers aren’t really going away

Last week Governor Jay Inslee announced he’d end the state of emergency for COVID-19 on Oct. 31, mere days before the November election. The state of emergency declaration has remained in place since Feb.…
September 16, 2022

Why gas prices in Washington are guaranteed to get worse

Gas prices are at all-time highs throughout the country. However, prices here in Washington are only going to get worse thanks to the new gas tax increase passed by the…
August 16, 2022

Governor Inslee opposes gas tax relief

While other states are rolling back gas taxes, Inslee opposes such relief Record inflation is a problem all over the country, but especially in Washington state where Governor Inslee is…
August 10, 2022

How new pursuit law has led to increased crime

In 2021 violent crime increased in Washington state by more than 12 percent compared to the year prior. That includes 325 murders, the most ever recorded since the Washington Association of Sheriffs…
July 29, 2022

Washington’s failed response to alarming trends on homelessness

Earlier this year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development revealed that Washington state is outpacing the nation in terms of homeless population growth. There are now an estimated 23,000…
July 29, 2022

Property taxes are making Washington unaffordable

Washington is consistently ranked one of the most expensive states to live in – and property taxes play a large role in that. Since Gov. Jay Inslee took office in 2013,…
July 29, 2022

Here we come! – “Initiatives are in record drought, but here comes 11 of them”

Maybe it’s the sidelining of Tim Eyman. Or malaise from the pandemic. Or more fallout from our hyperpolarized political times.
July 18, 2022

Returning power to the people – 11 citizen initiatives to the legislature

Have you heard about the 11 initiatives to the legislature that will help return power to the people? These initiatives make an effort some call “the Project to Restore WA.”…
July 15, 2022

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