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Eyman’s car tab initiative not going to vote


January 3, 2018

Last July, political activist and Mukilteo resident Tim Eyman announced his latest initiative to cap car tab fees at $30.

As 2017 came to a close, so too did Eyman’s quest to get his initiative on the ballot.

Last Friday, Dec. 29, Eyman sent out an email saying, “Despite months of hard work and effort by a lot of great people, I'm really disappointed to announce that we didn't make it.”

Eyman’s initiative would have hit hard against Sound Transit’s finances.

Last year, Sound Transit 3 passed with 54 percent of the vote. This resulted in more than tripling the car tab t...

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