November 2015

As noted in last week’s email blast: “we’ve been working hard to update our fiscal estimates for I-732. We plan to post some updated spreadsheets in the weeks ahead, but for now we are delighted to report that our current analysis is that I-732 will (as intended) be very close to revenue-neutral.”

This post contains the promised spreadsheets and other analysis. Please note that these are still works in progress and that all files referenced in this post can be found in this Dropbox folder.

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Hello carbon tax friends: We’re one week from qualifying I-732… see the signature countdown below, plus an update on what comes next, including our version of the three Rs: Resting, Reaching out, and wRapping up. (As detailed below, this third item is especially important because we need to finish strong!) (more…)

Only 11 days remain until the campaign reaches the November 30th signature deadline. As of Friday, November 20th, the campaign has reported having a total of 316,950 signatures, needing only 13,050 additional signatures to reach the campaign goal of 330,000. (more…)

Hello carbon tax friends: We’re two weeks from qualifying I-732… see the signature countdown below, plus a financial donor update and lots and lots of readings. (more…)

310,960 people have signed on for a better and brighter Washington! As of Friday, November 13th, the I-732 campaign only needs an additional 19,040 signatures to reach the overall signature goal of 330,000. (more…)

Hello carbon tax friends: We’re three weeks from qualifying I-732… see the signature countdown below, plus 250 Club updates, a thank-you to our financial donors, and check out this story in the Washington Post(more…)

Dear Climate Heroes,

We’re almost over the finish line! Last week we turned in a quarter of a million signatures to the Secretary of State’s office and as of this week we’ve collected 304,057 signatures.

But we need a final push! To be absolutely sure that our initiative will quality after invalid signatures are removed, we’re pushing to 330,000 signatures and beyond. (more…)

Carbon Washington has surpassed 300,000 signatures! With only four weeks left to gather signatures, the campaign total currently stands at 304,057. Only 25,943 more signatures is needed to reach our goal of 330,000 by the end of the month. (more…)

Hello carbon tax friends: We’re four weeks from qualifying I-732… see the signature countdown below, plus 250 Club updates, events in Ellensburg and Yakima, and lots of good readings! (more…)