To: Our thousands of supporters throughout the state (cc'd to the media, house & senate members, and Governor)
From: Tim Eyman, Jack & Mike Fagan, initiative co-sponsors, 2/3 Constitutional Amendment, 425-493-9127, firstname.lastname@example.org,www.VotersWantMoreChoices.com
RE: JAY INSLEE: "I would veto anything that heads the wrong direction and the wrong direction is new taxes in the state of Washington," Inslee said.
JAY INSLEE: "No, I am not going to propose taxes. I do not believe they're right for the State of Washington."
SEATTLE TIMES: At the news conference, Inslee made a clear promise to veto tax increases. "I would veto anything that heads the wrong direction and the wrong direction is new taxes in the state of Washington," Inslee said.
Candidate Mike Lowry said "taxes only as a last resort" and proposed higher taxes on his first day. Gregoire in 2004 said "now is not the time to raise taxes" and radically increased taxes in the 2005 legislative session. Gregoire in 2008 said "I'm not going to be raising taxes" and then took away the 2/3 protection and raised taxes $6.7 billion.
The 2/3 Constitutional Amendment Initiative is critically needed because politicians can't be trusted. They always promise to not raise taxes ... and that promise lasts only the day before they raise taxes.
After voters approved our 2/3 initiative in 2007, Olympia didn't impose any tax increases in 2008 and 2009.
The 2/3 works. It makes tax increases an absolute last resort. And that's what voters want.
Since politicians' tax promises are worth nothing, the people need something else. We need Initiative 1325. Once we pass the 2/3-for-taxes constitutional amendment, we'll be protected FOREVER.
Please help us ensure its success.
The signature drive for I-1325 is off to an explosive start! We're moving full steam ahead on this critical effort.
What do we need RIGHT NOW? Your financial support. We need a big war-chest to print up petitions and mail them to hundreds of thousands of voters throughout the state. We need your help.
Please contribute TODAY so this initiative effort is a success. Send us a donation for $10, $25, $50, $100, $250, $500, $1000, $2500, $5000 or more (there are no limits on how much can be given). You can make a secure PayPal / VISA / MC contribution by going to our website --www.VotersWantMoreChoices.com -- OR, you can print this form, fill it out, and return it with a check or credit card information. Either way, please send in your most generous donation RIGHT NOW. And please consider a monthly contribution. This initiative effort will be hard, but it will be worth it!
Please support our 2/3 Constitutional Amendment to guarantee permanent protection from higher taxes. Thank you.
Tim Eyman, Jack Fagan, & Mike Fagan, initiative co-sponsors, 2/3 Constitutional Amendment, 425-493-9127, email@example.com,www.VotersWantMoreChoices.com
P.S. There are thousands of politicians, bureaucrats, lobbyists, and special interest groups working each and every day to raise your taxes. Shouldn't there be at least one person, one team, one organization that fights to lower your taxes? Please help us so we can continue our successful efforts on behalf of taxpayers. Our mailing address is:
Voters Want More Choices
PO Box 18250Spokane, WA 99228