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Washington Supreme Court Review: Court Clears Way for County Justice Center

February 2019 Bar Bulletin

 

End Prison Industrial Complex v. King County
No. 95307-4, December 27 (8-0)1

Justice Gordon McCloud Writes for the Court:

End Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC) argues that the ballot title for a King County property tax increase lacked information required by former RCW 84.55.050 (2012).2 To resolve that dispute, the court must compare the ballot title to that measure it describes—King County Ordinance 17304—to see if the title lacks some description of the ordinance that former RCW 84.55.050 requires. But RCW 29A.36.090 provides that ballot title objections must be raised within 10 days of the public filing of that ballot title. We...

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