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Tag: stadium bonds

Urban Politics #9: Initiative #16 Status – Suit Filed In Federal Court

January 12th, 1997

On Friday 1/10/97, Citizens for More Important Things, CMIT, filed a suit in the US District Court asking for an injunction and declaratory judgment to demand a County commitment to submit to the voters the ordinance proposed by initiative 16, should it qualify. The suit charges that the County’s authorization of the stadium bonds last Monday violates voters’ rights under the Federal Civil Rights Act.

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Urban Politics #8: Initiative #16 Status – Bonding Of Stadiums

January 5th, 1997

Initiative 16 by Citizens for More Important Things is now circulating for signatures. A rally at the Edgewater Inn was attended by over 500 supporters. The initiative will require voter approval of county bond issues in excess of $50,000,000 for constructing or remodeling buildings. This will force the county to obtain voter approval for the new Mariner’s and Seahawk’s stadiums.

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Urban Politics #7: Initiative Status – The Mariner’s New Stadium

December 22nd, 1996

Initiative 16 by Citizens for More Important Things is still waiting for final approval from the County Clerk before we can begin collecting signatures. The initiative will require voter approval of county bond issues in excess of $50,000,000 for constructing or remodeling buildings. This will force the county to obtain voter approval for the new Mariner’s and Seahawk’s stadiums.

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Urban Politics #6: County Initiative on Bonding

December 2nd, 1996

Citizens for More Important Things filed an initiative today (12/2/96) requiring voter approval of county bond issues for buildings costing in excess of $50,000,000.

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