YES ON I-732

Clean energy for our children’s future

Our proposal makes taxes more fair and promotes
cleaner energy with four bold steps.

Cut the sales tax
by 1%

Pay less at the cash register.

Fund a tax rebate for working families

Provide a tax credit of up to $1,500 a year for 400,000 low-income households.

Reduce the B&O tax on manufacturing

Keep good, living-wage manufacturing jobs in Washington.

Add a tax to
fossil fuels

Pay for the tax cuts and tax the right thing – pollution.

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I-732 supporters testify at hearing in Olympia

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CarbonWA at 732 hearing

Fifty supporters of I-732 attended Tuesday’s hearing on I-732 before the Senate Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Committee. About 30 of them testified in support of the measure. You can watch a replay here.

You can also read about the hearing in the Seattle Weekly and EarthFix, and read testimony from supporters below.

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State fiscal office miscalculates carbon initiative’s revenue stream

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Carbon Washington co-chair Yoram Bauman writes in The Olympian that a state analysis claiming I-732 causes a $900 million shortfall makes faulty assumptions.

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Joe Ryan: I-732 Taxes Pollution, Not People

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Joe Ryan, Co-chair of the Yes on I-732 campaign, responds to the Washington State Labor Council’s opposition to I-732. His comments were published by the Washington State Wire.

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Thank you Dan Zasloff, Director of Product Marketing @EnergySavvy, for saying #YesOn732! @Element8Angels @wacleantech #waleg 
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RT @BenSilesky:https://t.co/8fpLzhODVi "...many senators on both sides of the aisle are very supportive of I-732". @CarbonWA #carbontax #climate 
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Best way to counter Supreme Court's reversal of the #CleanPowerPlan? Congress passing a revenue neutral #carbontax https://t.co/RaPMM1DhPb 
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ICYMI: Read testimony from some supporters at yesterday's #I732 #waleg hearing in Olympia. https://t.co/TQe3ie6hz1 #WAClimateProgress 
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Here's the @OPB link again from the last tweet: https://t.co/ZdLNeU9yiZ 
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RT @carbontaxcenter:.@Komanoff says @CarbonWA's #carbontax proposal could be a template for other states & defuse concerns in Congress: https://t.co/k5ksKLFnm7 
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We appreciate the endorsements of @Scope_5 Co-Founder & CEO @YoramBernet and Sales Director @DerekEisel for I-732! #sustainability #waleg 
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THANKS to ~30 ppl who testified for #I732 in Oly this morn! Hearing ran long to fit all the testimony! #unstoppable https://t.co/fwr43q8kro 
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Thank you to A-P Hurd, President of real estate developer Touchstone, for endorsing I-732 @biaw2 @awbolympia #waleg https://t.co/wWJcvJkfTR 
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WATCH #I732's public hearing live (!!) at 8am as it goes before the #waleg! https://t.co/WtTwT18TbN #unstoppable #WAClimateProgress 
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Thank you to Julie Blazek, Partner at HKP Architects of Mount Vernon & Seattle, for endorsing I-732. #waleg @biaw2 https://t.co/TrFldDSW69 

I-732 is endorsed by a bipartisan group of citizens, business leaders, scientists, economists, public officials, and social and environmental leaders.

Ron-Sims-roundRon Sims
Former King County Executive

Bill-Finkbeiner-roundBill Finkbeiner
Former Republican Senate Minority Leader

Sharon Nelson
Former Consumer Reports Board Chair, former UTC Commissioner

Cliff Mass
Professor, Atmospheric Sciences

Krist-Novoselic-roundKrist Novoselic
Musician and activist

A revenue-neutral carbon tax like the I-732 proposal in Washington State is the right way to tackle climate change in a way that’s fair to American households, and that works for American businesses.

Steven Chu, U.S. Secretary of Energy (2009-2013) and winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics

I-732 is a serious proposal which I hope will act as the starting point for productive discussions within the Senate for forging a bipartisan agreement on climate action.

Sen. Mark Miloscia, (R-30th District)

Who We Are

I-732 was created by students, activists, academics, economists and concerned citizens who believe that reducing carbon pollution is among our most important tasks.

We realized we couldn’t wait any longer for someone else to address climate change —

that ordinary citizens need to act now. Our policy will promote cleaner energy and clearer skies (it’s worked elsewhere!) without making lower-income Washingtonians pay the bill. And it will get the job done without expensive new regulations and bureaucracies.

Carbon Washington is the organization we formed to gather signatures, collect donations and run our initiative campaign. More than 360,000 citizens signed our petition. Now I-732 is before the state legislature. Please support I-732 by contacting your legislator!

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Seattle, WA 98145-1565

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Seattle, WA 98103

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