Crowd demands hearings
Hundreds rally on Capitol steps
Last updated 2/8/2024 at 10am
OLYMPIA — A sea of red, white and blue covered the Capitol steps as hundreds of Washingtonians proudly waved American flags and demanded hearings on six initiatives that would roll back taxes, guarantee parental rights in schools and give police more authority.
The initiatives funded by the political action group Let’s Go Washington all received the requisite number of signatures to be approved for consideration, but have yet to receive a hearing from the Legislature.
In all, 2.6 million voters signed the petitions.
Republicans say the Constitution demands that initiatives must take pr...