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* [http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505245_162-57368639/wa-lawmakers-move-ballot-initiative-reform-forward/ WA lawmakers move ballot initiative reform forward]  
 
* [http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505245_162-57368639/wa-lawmakers-move-ballot-initiative-reform-forward/ WA lawmakers move ballot initiative reform forward]  
 
* [http://www.nwprogressive.org/weblog/2012/01/bill-to-require-more-transparency-in-ballot-measure-advertising-moves-forward.html Bill to require more transparency in ballot measure advertising moves forward]
 
* [http://www.nwprogressive.org/weblog/2012/01/bill-to-require-more-transparency-in-ballot-measure-advertising-moves-forward.html Bill to require more transparency in ballot measure advertising moves forward]
 
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* [http://www.skyvalleychronicle.com/FEATURE-NEWS/ARE-DEMOCRATS-IN-OLYMPIA-TRYING-TO-KILL-THE-CITIZEN-INITIATIVE-PROCESS-BR-Tim-Eyman-and-others-up-in-arms-over-HB-1668-SB-5297-587357 ''Sky Valley Chronicle'', "Are Democrats in Olympia trying to kill the initiative process?", February 7, 2011]
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* [http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2014177220_apwaxgrsignaturegathering2ndldwritethru.html?syndication=rss ''Seattle Times'', "Lawmakers weigh stricter signature-gathering rules", February 9, 2011]
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* [http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/editorials/2014189004_edit11signatures.html ''Seattle Times'', "Proposed initiative regulations unfairly punish paid signature gatherers", February 10, 2011] (WA)
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* [http://www.columbian.com/news/2011/mar/01/registration-requirement-cut-from-signature-gather/ Registration requirement cut from signature-gathering bill]
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* [http://www.citizensincharge.org/blog/brandon/fifteen-newspapers-speak-out-against-washington-state-bill-targeting-petition-circulato 15 newspapers speak out against bill]
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* [http://www.ballot-access.org/2011/03/07/supporters-of-the-initiative-process-celebrate-failure-of-anti-initiative-bill-in-washington-state/ "Supporters of the Initiative Process Celebrate Failure of Anti-Initiative Bill in Washington State"]
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* [http://blogs.sos.wa.gov/FromOurCorner/index.php/2011/04/wa-now-all-vote-by-mail/ WA now all vote-by-mail]
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* [http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20110418/NEWS04/104180331/Critics-say-item-pricing-law-prevents-referendum?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE Critics say item-pricing law prevents referendum]
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* [http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/07/17/1747860/a-key-victory-for-washingtonians.html A key victory for Washingtonians' right to recall] (related to [[Dale Washam recall, Pierce County, Washington (2011)]])
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* [http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2016387893_signatures03m.html ''The Seattle Times'',"Fight resumes over releasing Ref. 71 names," October 2, 2011] (see [[Doe v. Reed]])
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* [http://blogs.sos.wa.gov/FromOurCorner/index.php/2011/10/r-71-petitions-sealed-as-foes-appeal/ R-71 petitions sealed as foes appeal]
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* [http://publicola.com/2011/10/21/anti-gay-rights-group-appeals-r-71-decision-ag-mckenna-defends-release-of-names/ Anti-Gay Rights Group Appeals R-71 Decision; AG McKenna Defends Release of Names]
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* [http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2016719655_r7109m.html Judge won't halt release of Ref. 71 petitions]
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* [http://blogs.sos.wa.gov/FromOurCorner/index.php/2011/11/appeals-court-declines-to-block-release-of-r-71-petitions/ Appeals Court declines to block release of R-71 petitions]
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* [http://blogs.sos.wa.gov/FromOurCorner/index.php/2011/11/u-s-high-court-declines-to-block-r-71-petitions/ U.S. high court declines to block R-71 petitions]
 
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