Public Forum: Fat Cats & Booze Laws on the Ballot
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Public Forum: Fat Cats & Booze Laws on the Ballot

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Friday, October 1st. 7:30pm at New Freeway Hall in Columbia City.

"Fat Cats & Booze Laws on the Ballot: Tax the Rich & Stop Privatization" is the theme of a forum open to the public. Come learn how the initiatives on the November ballot will affect you. Bring your questions and opinions!

Friday, October 1, 7:30pm – Fat Cats & Booze Laws on the Ballot: Tax the Rich & Stop Privatization

JEFF JOHNSON – Washington State Labor Council legislative advocate and member of the Workers Compensation Labor Caucus, describes the dangers of Initiative 1082.

MARTHA KOESTER – Spokeswoman for Sisters Organize for Survival, campaigning for passage of Initiative 1098. Member of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

PATRICIA FLORES – State liquor store employee who lives and works in the Rainier Beach neighborhood. Member of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21.

STEVE HOFFMAN – Martin Luther King County Labor Council delegate from WFSE Local 304, which is fighting budget cuts affecting community college students, staff and faculty.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Tasty snack plates served for a $6 donation. Program starts at 7:30pm, $3 door donation requested. Sliding scale and work exchanges available.

Everyone is welcome to attend. The event will be held at New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S (just south of the Hudson St).

For more information: call 206-722-2453, email moc.gnirpsdnim|elttaesPSF#moc.gnirpsdnim|elttaesPSF, or visit the event page on For rides or childcare, call three days in advance.


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