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Mayor Smith to veto $40 car tab relief ordinance

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UPDATED 1:20 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021: Added statement from Council President George Hurst. LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 4, 2021 – In a memo to the Lynnwood city council sent yesterday, Mayor Nicola Smith will veto Ordinance 3400, relating to the City’s $40 vehicle license fee, adopted by the City Council on October 25, 2021.     To […]

Lynnwood City Council votes to eliminate $40 vehicle fees

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Yesterday, the City of Lynnwood’s mayor and city council members met via Zoom for their regular Business Meeting. The agenda’s big-ticket item was the ongoing debate and eventual vote regarding the $40 car tab fee residents pay annually.  The ordinance to remove the fee was brought forth during the council’s October 11 Business Meeting. From […]

$30 car tabs ruled unconstitutional by state Supreme Court

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff An initiative that would have reduced car tab fees to $30 has been ruled unconstitutional by the Washington Supreme Court for containing too many subjects and a misleading description on the ballot.  The state Supreme Court struck down initiative measure number 976 (I-976) on Thursday, October 15, ruling […]

Eyman and Fortunato endorse Culp for Governor

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Bellevue, Wash., August 7, 2020 – In an announcement, Republican challenger Tim Eyman “offers his enthusiastic support for Loren Culp.” “I encourage everyone who supported me in my campaign to endorse, support, and vote for Loren Culp for Governor,” wrote Eyman. Eyman’s endorsement comes one day after challenger […]

Election 2020: Washington state gubernatorial race Q&A

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By Mario Lotmore | Lynnwood Times Staff Editor’s Note: The Joshua Freed for Governor provided the answers to our questions on July 25, 2020, after the print deadline of July 21, 2020. The Freed campaigned has offered its apologies to readers for the delay. On July 25, the Lynnwood Times was notified that local resident […]

Eyman responds to Inslee’s pact with CA and OR governors

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by Tim Eyman | Press Release Tim Eyman, Candidate for Governor condemns Jay Inslee’s economic suicide pact with California and Oregon. He proposes ending the economic and social lockdown, and putting county officials – not other states – in charge. Bellevue, WA – April 14, 2020 – What Jay Inslee has done is appalling for […]

Sound Transit Board calls on State Legislature to act on I-976

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Sound Transit Board calls on State Legislature to act on I-976By LUKE PUTVIN | Last Updated 11.26.2019 I-976, the 30-dollar car tab initiative sponsored by Tim Eyman, passed this election 52.97% statewide and 58.21% in Snohomish County. Its passing has sparked a large amount of discussion at the city and state level; on October 14, […]

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