September 2016 Meeting

september-2016-meetingPaul Guppy, Vice-President of Research at Seattle’s Washington Policy Center, will tell us the story behind the initiatives on the 2016 ballot.  He will bring copies of the WPC research and will be happy to answer your questions.  He will discuss:

  • Initiative 732 – to cut the sales tax and establish a carbon-based energy tax
  • Initiative 1433 – to increase the state minimum wage
  • Initiative 1464 – to create tax funding for political campaigns
  • Initiative 1491 – to restrict access to firearms for certain individuals
  • Initiative 1501 – to restrict public access to public employee contact information

Mr. Guppy is a graduate of Seattle University and holds graduate degrees from Claremont Graduate University and the London School of Economics.  He worked for 12 years in the U.S. Congress as a Chief of Staff and Legislative Director.  As the Vice President for Research, he writes extensively on tax policy, public finance, and other issues.  He is a frequent commentator on radio and TV news programs, and in newspapers across the state.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Silverdale Beach Hotel
3073 NW Bucklin Hill Rd
Silverdale, WA 98383

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