Washington State Standard 

Legislature OKs three initiatives

Voters will decide three others in November


By Laurel Demkovich, Grace Deng, Jerry Cornfield and Bill Lucia

OLYMPIA – Three citizen initiatives designed to lift restrictions on police vehicle pursuits, prohibit income taxes and establish a “bill of rights” for parents of K-12 students are set to become law in Washington after winning approval in the state House and Senate on Monday.

The initiatives do not require the governor’s signature. They will take effect 90 days after the legislative session ends – so in early June if lawmakers wrap up their work for the year as expected on Thursday.

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