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Group says it has 360,000 signatures to put gun-safety measure on Washington’s November ballot (The Seattle Times)
I-1639 gun initiative reaches required signatures; opponents launch lawsuit (MyNorthwest)
Second Amendment group asks court to block gun initiative from the ballot (The News Tribune)
Carbon fee initiative likely headed for Washington’s November ballot (The Spokesman-Review)
Washington carbon fee initiative step closer to November ballot (KING-TV)
Fight heats up over Washington state carbon ‘fee’ likely to make fall ballot (The Seattle Times)
Voters might decide whether to make polluters pay a new fee (The Everett Herald)
EDITORIAL:  Two versions of initiative should be on fall ballot (Walla Walla Union-Bulletin)

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