One year ago, Seattle voters passed a campaign finance reform initiative, and this year a similar proposal goes before voters statewide.
I-1464 would tighten restrictions on lobbyists, limit their ability to contribute to campaigns, increase disclosure requirements, and create “democracy credits,” giving voters 150 dollars in credits to spend on state legislative races.
The program would be funded by repealing the sales tax credit for non-Washington residents who don’t pay sales tax in their home state.
Sitting down with KING 5 for a mini-debate not he top, campaign spokesman Peter McCollum represents the pro side, and former State Attorney General Rob McKenna represents the opposition.
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