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Change to Fire Code: Saves Money! Does not impact safety.

Current fire-code requires that larger buildings have fire-alarms with redundant phone-lines for fire-alarm monitoring. Each phone-line costs approx $50 per month. Phone-line redundancy is not needed. Duplicate phone lines go from the same junction box, through the *same* cable, to the same phone-switch. If one phone-line is damaged, both are! This is "fake" redundancy, yet it costs businesses, condo owners and apartment ...more »

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LED speed limit signs a waste

quit spening money on LED speed limit signs, we can all read the painted version!

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State prisons

Close a state prison, or two. Reduce total prisoners statewide. Release non violent offenders - who are not a threat to society, especially those who are incarcerated for simple drug possession. Change sentencing laws for simple drug possession.

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User fee on guns and ammunition

Every gun owner in the state should pay a yearly fee on the number of guns that they own. Ammunitition should have a special sales tax making it much more expensive to actually shoot the weapons.

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Pedal bikes on the street

Do not get me wrong here. I understand what the Seattle to Portland pedal bike ride was for. I am not opposed to that good cause nor the people who chose to ride pedal bike and their reasoning for doing so. On July 17, 2010 my fiance and I went for a ride on a bike that has a motor. We altered the route we wanted due to traffic near the military bases caused by the air show. Plenty of local folks who know the area took ...more »

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Stop WSP From Charging Other State Agencies

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) operates the only statewide law enforcement communications center. All statewide and several federal law enforcement agencies contract with WSP for law enforcement dispatch duties. Agencies include the Department of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Natural Resources, State Parks, Liquor Control Board, and the US Forest Service. Agencies prefer to contract with WSP for dispatch duties ...more »

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Stop enforcing victimless crime laws.

Stop prosecuting all victimless crimes. Prostitution, pot, etc. All these laws are based on the so-called moral majority (who are neither.) Stop spending our tax money to lock people up for having sex or getting the same buzz they get from a state store selling spirits!

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Educate and enable our communities

I realize up front that this idea needs allot of polish, so let's be constructive and pro-active Scope: Educate and advertise the availability and proper responsible ideals behind conceal carry and exotic weapon concealed licenses. By getting the proper information out to the general public, we would drive licensing income and indirectly the legitimate sales of weapons/ammo/accessories to law abiding citizens. ...more »

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Bike Lanes

I would suggest that we require a license to utilize our many bike lanes. The bicylist would be required to wear the proper helmet and reflective gear just like a motorcyclist. A yearly $25 license and fines for non compliance.

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Change will do us good...

I suggest you quit...along with all the other useless people in your administration...The new administration though paid the same, could never run this place as ineptly as you have hence saving money..

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Motorcylce Endorsement

I would suggest that you must have a motorcycle endorsement to register a motorcycle. There are too many unlicensed motorcyclist out there.

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Vehicle Licensing

Revamp non-commercial vehicle licensing. Pro-rate the cost based on vehicle weight with significant cost increases with higher weight vehicles.

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