No New Gas Tax

No New Gas Tax was a political campaign committee formed to oppose a gasoline tax increase in Washington.

  • August 9, 2005    |   First Amendment

    Washington No New Gas Tax

    Free Speech Under Fire: Politically Motivated Prosecutors Seek to Restrict Media Discussion of Political Issues

    Both the U.S. and Washington Constitutions guarantee the right to free speech. And at the core of these protections lies political speech. In the case of San Juan County v. No New Gas Tax, local prosecutors sought to derail an initiative that would have rolled back a massive tax increase. To accomplish this, they delegated…

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