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This initiative provides for annual minimum wage increases for two years and indexing of the minimum wage to a consumer price index measure thereafter.Year: 1998•State: Washington•Type: Ballot Measure•Source: Citizen Initiative
This ballot measure increases the annual minimum wage for two years, after which it will be indexed to the consumer price index measure.Year: 2006•State: Arizona•Type: Ballot Measure•Source: Arizona Minimum Wage Coalition
A referendum on adding an amendment to the Florida Constitution requiring the legislature to review and reenact sales tax exemptions offered to companies, only reenacting those exemptions which advance or serve a legislatively determined public purpose.Year: 2008•State: Florida•Type: Ballot Measure•Source: Floridians Against Inequalities in Rates
A ballot measure to raise new revenue dedicated to education, health and long-term care with a 5% marginal tax on incomes above $400,000 ($200,000 for individuals), and a 9% marginal tax on incomes above $1 million ($500,000 for individuals). Measure was defeated.Year: 2010•State: Washington•Type: Ballot Measure•Source: Yes on 1098 Committee
Increases state grant funds available for before and after school programs providing tutoring, homework assistance, and educational enrichment. Establishes priority for continued funding level for schools already receiving grants. Makes public elementary, middle and junior high schools, including charter schools, eligible for grants ranging from $50,000 to $75,000. Provides priority for additional funding for schools with predominantly low-income students. Declares that funding for before and after school programs shall be above Proposition 98 base funding, and at least $85 million for first year increasing to $550 million annually if state revenues grow.Year: 2002•State: California•Type: Ballot Measure•Source: Citizen Initiative
This initiative adopts energy efficiency and renewable energy standards for large retail electricity providers; defining eligible renewable energy resources to include solar electric, wind, geothermal, biomass, and hydrogen fuel cells; requires that a percentage of retail electricity sales be derived from energy efficiency program savings and renewable sources, beginning with 3% in the year 2007 and increasing to 15% by 2014; provides incentives for the use of solar electric generation technologies, including generation facilities located at customers' homes or businesses and for generation facilities located in rural enterprise zones; allows incentives for utilities that invest in renewable energy resources and energy conservation programs that provide net economic benefits to customers; requires public utilities commission rules to establish major aspects of the measure; requires utilities with requirements contracts to address shortfalls from the standards; specifying election procedures by which the customers of a utility may opt out of the requirements of this amendment; and prohibits utilities from using condemnation or eminent domain to acquire land for facilities used to meet the standards.Year: 2004•State: Colorado•Type: Ballot Measure•Source: Colorado Legislature
This proposition restores state, corporate, and sales taxes to their 1999 level. The funding captured by the tax increases is dedicated to preventing further education cuts. For more about the proposition read the policy brief 'Proposition 103 Supports Education while Protecting Economic Growth,' which can be found in the ALICE library.Year: 2011•State: Colorado•Type: Ballot Measure•Source: Colorado Legislature