Edmonds City Council urges no vote on I-976
But Tim Eyman makes his case to vote for it
Last updated 10/17/2019 at 10:18am
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Although recent polling suggests Initiative 976, the $30 car tab ballot measure, is winning among likely voters, powerful forces are arrayed against it – including, as of Tuesday evening, a unanimous Edmonds City Council.
Proposed by Mayor Dave Earling, a resolution opposing the initiative starkly paints the financial hit the city's transportation infrastructure program would suffer if voters approve I-976 this November. Although some councilmembers expressed sympathy about high taxes on vehicles, none opposed the resolution.
Only one visitor took advantage of the opportunity to speak aga...