Should development of Donlin Creek, which includes Barrick Gold as a 50 percent partner, be blocked due to the water ballot initiatives
, a significant economic opportunity for the region would be mired in lawsuits or would simply dry up and disappear.
According to APTA, the recent transportation ballot initiatives
authorized public transportation expenditures approximating $40 billion.
It's beginning to look like we lost everything when we lost on those ballot initiatives
in November - including losing the governor himself.
Even though other antigay ballot initiatives
in recent years were defeated by voters, the tact that they made it onto the ballot was a telling sign, he says.
In 1999, voters in Mississippi became the first to defeat a ballot initiative
on the issue.
s Proposition 59, a 1998 ballot initiative
to legalize medical marijuana in the District.
In 1993, California voters, by a 70 percent to 30 percent margin, defeated a ballot initiative
that would have authorized massive amounts of tax aid to sectarian and other private schools through vouchers.
However, the Campaign is alarmed that members of Congress may prevent District voters from being able to vote on the ballot initiative
due to policy riders that were added to the District of Columbia's 2015 appropriation budget.
Then only ballot initiatives
linked to that emergency and approved by the Legislature could appear on the ballot.
While many gay men and lesbians across the country are debating the impact each presidential candidate could have on policy, voters in four states will be faced with ballot initiatives
on November 7 that will have an immediate effect on how gay people can live their lives.
Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Pete Schabarum and two former Immigration and Naturalization Service chiefs have already proposed anti-immigrant ballot initiatives
Reynolds Tobacco Company on Wednesday announced, while releasing its quarterly earnings report, that it will spend $40 million of its profits trying to kill state ballot initiatives
aimed at reducing smoking and improving health care.