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Fourth initiative to protect natural gas likely to qualify for November ballot

An initiative to protect the use of natural gas in Washington will likely be on the November general election ballot.
July 9, 2024

Rantz: Amidst record heat wave, Puget Sound Energy asks Seattle area customers to use less energy

In the middle of a record Puget Sound heatwave, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is again asking customers in the Seattle area to preserve energy between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.…
July 9, 2024

Billionaire-backed Defend Washington targets millionaire behind three initiatives

(The Center Square) – Opponents of three initiatives on the ballot this November are targeting the man behind the unprecedented movement that got six initiatives to the Washington State Legislature.
July 8, 2024

Vote Yes Pay Less: Brian Heywood gives the final count of I-2066 signatures

Brian Heywood joins KVI’s Ari Hoffman to give a final signature update on the I-2066 campaign to stop the ban on natural gas and protect energy choice in Washington.
July 5, 2024

Natural gas debate to hit the ballot in November after collectors gather 500K signatures

More than 500,000 signatures were dropped off to the Washington Secretary of State’s office on Friday that would place a natural gas initiative on the November ballot.
July 5, 2024

Initiative to preserve natural gas options gains momentum with 400K signatures

Backers of an initiative to stop the state’s push to end natural gas use in buildings and homes say it has collected enough signatures to get their measure on the…
July 3, 2024

WA initiative on natural gas could be on your ballot in November

Supporters of a measure that would require continued natural gas service in Washington say they have enough signatures to get on the ballot in November.
July 2, 2024

Tri-Cities…Your Natural Gas Bill Is Going To Skyrocket!

Over the weekend I received a form letter from Cascade Natural Gas, maybe you got one too, that laid out the coming rate increase...and what an increase it is.
July 2, 2024

423K voter signatures collected for natural gas access initiative

An initiative campaign to force a statewide vote on access to natural gas in Washington has collected 423,000 signatures, according to the organizers of I-2066.
July 2, 2024

Backers of initiative to scale back Washington natural gas policy confident it will make ballot

The initiative would repeal portions of House Bill 1589, passed by state legislators earlier this year.
June 27, 2024

WSJ Opinion: Whistleblower on Cost of Climate Policies Gets His Day in Court

Accountability may finally arrive for Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s green cover-up.
June 26, 2024

Initiative to repeal cap-and-trade may already be lowering carbon auction prices

(The Center Square) – A choice available to voters on the November ballot could already be saving them money at the pump.
June 25, 2024

Rep. Chris Cory’s ‘Super Signing’ Event This Saturday For Initiative 2066

Have you signed the initiative to protect natural gas as an energy choice for Washington residents? Initiative 2066, Protect Energy Choice needs to collect more than 400,000 signatures by July…
June 19, 2024

Backers optimistic about energy choice initiative’s chances of making the ballot

With a July 5 deadline for gathering signatures just two-and-a-half weeks away, a backer of Initiative 2066 to repeal provisions of a new state law meant to hasten Puget Sound…
June 18, 2024

LISTEN: John Carlson 570 KVI Radio talks about Initiative 2066

John starts off the show talking about last weekend’s signing event in support of I-2066, to stop the gas ban and protect energy choice. For more information about how to…
June 10, 2024

Conservative hedge fund manager responsible for slate of major initiatives celebrates with Spokane supporters

Brian Heywood, the man behind three citizen initiatives that removed restrictions on police pursuits, codified a statewide prohibition on income tax and instituted a parental “bill of rights” focused on…
June 7, 2024

Washington parental rights law criticized as a ‘forced outing’ measure is allowed to take effect

SEATTLE (AP) — A new Washington state parental rights law derided by critics as a “forced outing” measure will be allowed to take effect this week after a court commissioner…
June 4, 2024

Lawsuit challenging warning labels on WA initiatives in court this week

(The Center Square) - Backers of a lawsuit challenging Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s plan to put "warning labels" on initiatives to the ballot, will get a court hearing this…
June 4, 2024

ANYBODY SEEN BOB?

OLYMPIA, WA - Last week, everyone’s favorite pseudo-union, the ACLU, filed a lawsuit against I-2081. Let us be the first to remind the ACLU that this initiative flew through the…
June 4, 2024

Lawsuit challenges attorney general’s plan to put ‘warning labels’ on initiatives

OLYMPIA – A plan to put ‘warning labels’ on this year’s initiatives is being challenged in Thurston County Superior Court with a lawsuit arguing that a new law does not…
June 3, 2024

Legislators discuss initiative to maintain natural gas at Woodland chamber forum

Last week, a potential initiative to maintain the use of natural gas appliances took center stage at a Woodland Chamber of Commerce forum.
June 3, 2024

Washington voters favor anti-tax initiatives — for now

More than 40% of voters told the Cascade PBS/Elway Poll they would like to repeal WA's new capital gains tax as well as its carbon cap-and-invest system.
May 23, 2024

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

ICYMI: 2066 IS ON FIRE

OLYMPIA, WA - In case you missed it, Let’s Go Washington (LGW) and the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) are partnering on I-2066: an initiative to stop the gas…
May 16, 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

6 initiatives head to WA ballot with $6M support of Brian Heywood

Brian Heywood pulled his hedge fund business out of California in 2010, fed up with that state’s high taxes and increasingly liberal politics.
January 28, 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

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