Thursday, February 09, 2006

"Property-rights initiative likely to spark fierce fight"

The Seattle Times: By Eric Pryne, staff reporter
"The Washington State Farm Bureau filed its long-expected property-rights initiative Wednesday, kicking off what's likely to be one of the year's most fiercely contested election campaigns. The initiative, which has been in the works for 13 months, would require state and local governments either to compensate landowners when regulations lower property values, or to waive those rules."