An Increase in the Minimum Monthly Grant for Public Assistance, Initiative 176
ballot proposition was on the November 7, 1950 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was defeated.
I-176 would have increased to $65.00 a month the minimum grant for certain categories of public assistance, extended the social security program in other ways, and made an appropriation from the state's general fund to pay for the increases.
| Initiative 176|
|Yes|| 159,400|| 22.97%|
Text on the Ballot
AN ACT increasing to sixty-five dollars ($65.00) monthly the minimum grant to certain categories of public assistance, otherwise extending the Social Security program, and making a appropriation.
Path to the ballot
Initiative 176 was filed on April 20, 1950.