Opinion Column: Legislators still hate the petition process
Taking advantage of last year's petition signature scandal, some legislators have proposed to tighten up the procedure by which citizens can initiate laws, refer acts of the Legislature and amend the constitution.
New provisions proposed in House Concurrent Resolution 3011 include:
1. Require that measures costing more than $20 million be submitted in a general election;
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