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Futurewise is a political advocacy organization in the state of Washington. The group was founded in 1990 under the name "1000 Friends of Washington," changing its name to Futurewise in 2005.

Involvement in ballot initiative campaigns

Futurewise was significantly involved in the successful campaign to defeat Washington Initiative 745, a measure that was sponsored by Tim Eyman.

Futurewise also played a role in the successful 2006 campaign to defeat Washington I-933.[1] Futurewise donated $152,000 in five separate contributions to the campaign against I-933.[2]

In 2007, Futurewise is active in opposition to the Washington Taxpayer Protection Initiative, sponsored by Tim Eyman. Futurewise has sued to keep the measure off the November 2007 ballot, in a case that will be heard in early September 2007.[3]

Sources of financial support

Futurewise reported gross income in 2005 of $680,053[4] (timed out) and of $548,758 in 2004.[5] (timed out) Futurewise did not disclose its donors on its federal income tax returns in 2004 or 2005.


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