Brown v. Owen

Date: August 11, 2011

Washington Supreme Court  VICTORY!

NFIB joined in an effort to have the Washington Supreme Court uphold state Initiative 601, which requires a super majority vote in both chambers of the state legislature in order for the state to pass a tax increase.

Status:  DECIDED.  Amicus brief filed August 8, 2008.  Oral argument set for September 9, 2008.  On March 5, 2009, court upheld Washington’s two-thirds requirement.

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