LWVWA has endorsed support for the following initiatives
I-1433 Initiative Measure No. 1433 concerns labor standards.
measure would increase the state minimum wage to $11.00 in 2017, $11.50
in 2018, $12.00 in 2019, and $13.50 in 2020, require employers to
provide paid sick leave, and adopt related laws.
I-1464 Initiative Measure No. 1464 concerns campaign finance laws and lobbyists.
measure would create a campaign-finance system; allows residents to
direct state funds to candidates; repeal the non-resident sales tax
exemption; restrict lobbying employment by certain former public
employees; and add enforcement requirements.
I-1491 Initiative Measure No. 1491 concerns court orders temporarily preventing access to firearms.
measure would allow police, family, or household members to obtain
court orders temporarily preventing access to firearms by persons who,
because of mental illness or other factors, may harm themselves or
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