Upcoming Bellingham ballot measures attracting outside money

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Upcoming Bellingham ballot measures attracting outside money
Upcoming Bellingham ballot measures attracting outside money

BELLINGHAM, Washington – Campaigning for and in opposition to the Bellingham election has raised some huge cash, most of it from outdoors of city.

The 4 initiatives intention to manage lease, working circumstances and policing within the metropolis.

Initiative 1 would require landlords to pay tenants relocation help underneath sure circumstances and set different guidelines for terminating the tenancy.

Initiative 2 would prohibit Bellingham Police from adopting facial recognition know-how and introduce different laws governing policing.

Initiative 3 forbids town from interfering in commerce union group.

Initiative 4 would require employers to pay hourly compensation within the occasion of sudden schedule modifications and impose different laws concerning hourly and gig employees.

The Public Disclosure Fee studies {that a} group opposing Initiative 4 raised greater than $ 93,000, of which over $ 90,000 got here from organizations in Olympia.

A gaggle advocating all 4 initiatives has raised over $ 65,000, with the most important single donation of $ 50,000 from a Seattle group.

For extra data on the initiatives, please go to the PeopleFirstBellingham web site.