In an article that just hit the streets, I look into the money and rhetoric behind the campaign for Initiative 1107:

When I called the campaign office for Initiative 1107 on August 19, I mentioned to spokeswoman Kathryn Stenger during some small talk that I'd just finished eating lunch.

"What a coincidence!" she said. "You are calling about food."

Her point was that I-1107, which is on the Washington ballot this fall, is attempting to repeal a food tax. This serves as the campaign's mantra: The group calls itself Yes on 1107: Stop the Tax Hikes on Food & Beverages and its official website is

There's more about the most funded pro-initiative campaign in state history HERE.