Contributors for and against I-745

Herald staff

Here are the top contributors to the two campaign committees backing Initiative 745, and the two campaign committees opposing it.

The supporters are the Traffic Improvement Initiative, headed by Tim Eyman, and the Washington Citizens for Congestion Relief, headed by the executive vice president of the Asphalt Paving Association of Washington. Opponents are the Citizens for Real Transportation Choices, a coalition of environmental, labor and business groups, and Amalgamated Transit Union Legislative Council Committee on No I-745.

$50,000 Superior Asphalt, Yakima

$50,000 Lakeside Industries, Issaquah

$30,000 Asphalt Paving Association of Washington, Seattle. Also loaned $220,000 to campaign.

$25,000 Building Industry Association of Washington, Olympia

$25,000 M A Seagale Inc. (now Icon Materials Inc.), Tukwila

$25,000 CSR America Inc., Everett

$25,000 Associated General Contractors of Washington, Seattle

$20,000 ACME Materials and Construction, Spokane

$20,000 Ace Paving Co., Bremerton

$20,000 Permanent Offense, Mukilteo

Total combined contributions of the two campaign committees: $1,272,956.67, (does not count contributions from one committee to the other)

Other local contributors:

$10,000 Wilder Construction, Everett

$10,000 KLB Construction, Mukilteo

$5,000 Sturdy Weld Equipment and Design

$2,000 Concrete Barrier, Everett

$100,000 League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, Washington, D.C.

$40,000 Washington Environmental Alliance, Seattle

$25,000 Boeing, Seattle

$22,000 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1384, Lacey

$20,000 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1576, Everett

$15,000 Vulcan Northwest Inc., Bellevue

$12,500 Washington State Labor Council, Seattle

$11,999 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757, Portland, Ore.

$11,000 1000 Friends of Washington, Seattle

$11,000 Washington Coalition for Transportation Alternatives, Seattle

Total combined contributions of the two campaign committees: $397,837.14 (does not count contributions from one committee to another)

Other local contributors:

$3,800 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 883, Everett

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