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January 6, 2014 at 1:24 PM

Eyman: Put constitutional amendment on ballot, or else

Tim Eyman proposed a new initiative on Monday that would chop billions out of the state budget unless the Legislature moves ahead with a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote to approve new taxes. The state Supreme Court ruled last year that requiring a two-thirds vote in the Legislature to raise taxes is unconstitutional…

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