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 hearing on Tuesday 2/9 at 8am

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Hello carbon tax friends: Initiative 732 has its first hearing scheduled for next week!

Tuesday morning in Olympia I-732 will have a hearing in front of the Senate. We hope you will join us to show your support for I-732.

When: Tuesday 2/9/16 at 8:00am
Where: John Cherberg Building, First Floor, Senate Hearing Room #4 Olympia, WA (Google map here | Campus Map PDF here)
Senate hearing room rules: Here.

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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.

 

 

 

Fiscal and legislative update

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Hello carbon tax friends: This week we’ve got fiscal and legislative news… and pencil in and RSVP for a Lobby Day for Tuesday Feb 23!

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Happy Friday to Howard Lamb, Founder @SunergySystems. Thanks for endorsing Initiative 732! @SolarInWA @SolarWashington #waleg 
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#YesOn732 is now in the #waleg. Take a moment to tell them to support a #carbontax! Our future depends on action: https://t.co/4U8hcmTLfu 
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1st hearing next week! Senate hearing on 2/9 @ 8am in Olympia. Come show your support! John Cherberg Bldg, Rm #4 https://t.co/qhMwiQjWwV 
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Check out this defense of a carbon fee-and-dividend in BC, which has has some parallels with #I732 here in WA. https://t.co/xEN9x7NZGA 
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We’re taking it to Olympia! RSVP here (https://t.co/OQklaCP2zo) to lobby w/us on 2/23/16 in support of #yeson732 #waleg 
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Congrats to @EnergizeRI @AaronRegunberg on introduction of the Energize RI Act! Great to see another state acting to #pricecarbon
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Thanks to Patrick Callahan, CEO of NW real estate firm Urban Renaissance Group, for endorsing #I732 @BIAW2 #waleg https://t.co/UCCK0MRULI 
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Letter from Co-Chair Joe Ryan in response to yesterday’s column in @TheStandWA regarding #I732. #WAClimateProgress https://t.co/QyI01BIn7d 
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TGIF to #I732 supporter Deborah Todd, owner of Building Design Services in Bellingham. #builtgreen #waleg @biaw2 https://t.co/EXJBJq6jKk 
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@sciam: A #carbontax can have direct benefits for business and does not mean a higher overall tax bill https://t.co/2sQ9Hup4cH #ActOnClimate 

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!

Contact Us

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Media inquiries
Please email communications@carbonwa.org or call Samara Villasenor at 206-478-5643.

Office Phone
206-632-1805

Mailing Address
PO Box 85565
Seattle, WA 98145-1565

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1914 N 34th St., Suite 407
Seattle, WA 98103

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