PLF to appeal emissions tax ruling to state Supreme Court

April 14, 2017 | By TONY FRANCOIS

PLF announced today that, on behalf of Morning Star Packing Company, the National Tax Limitation Committee, and several other clients, it will ask the California Supreme Court to review the decision of the court of appeal, that the billions of dollars which the California Air Resources Board is collecting, by auctioning off greenhouse gas emissions ...


President's weekly report — May 1, 2015

May 01, 2015 | By ROB RIVETT

On the cusp of victory in Florida — In large part due to the publicity from our “growler” case, Crafted Keg v. Lawson, the Florida legislature has repealed the ban on “growlers,” the 64 ounce containers used for bringing craft beers home.  We expect the Governor to sign this in time for happy hour in … ...


California's cap and trade tax at the Court of Appeal

October 17, 2014 | By JAMES BURLING

We filed our opening brief in Morning Star Packing Company v. California Air Resources Board, our challenge to the billions upon billions of dollars in cap and trade taxes being imposed on Californians. The bottom line is that while the legislature may have called for the use of market-based mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gasses, it … ...