Washington Minimum Grant for Social Security, Initiative 176 (1950)

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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.

Election results

Initiative 176
Defeatedd No534,68977.03%
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.

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Initiative 176 was filed on April 20, 1950.

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