Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 15, 2017

Opposition to Assembly Bill that would gut protections for coastal homeowners Golden parakeet should fly off endangered species list Taxpayer victory in San Diego over union objections Notice of appeal … ›

Arizona can't avoid a supermajority voting requirement just because it wants to

Today we filed an amicus brief in a case challenging Arizona’s Medicaid expansion.  Like California (and many other states), Arizona’s constitution requires that all taxes be passed by a supermajority vote—in … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›

Finding one's way out of a paper bag . . . tax

Usually in California, when the state or a local government passes a law that requires citizens to pay a charge for something, a debate ensues about whether the charge is … ›

Brand Logo for the blog page

Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 15, 2017

Opposition to Assembly Bill that would gut protections for coastal homeowners Golden parakeet should fly off endangered species list Taxpayer victory in San Diego over union objections Notice of appeal … ›

Arizona can't avoid a supermajority voting requirement just because it wants to

Today we filed an amicus brief in a case challenging Arizona’s Medicaid expansion.  Like California (and many other states), Arizona’s constitution requires that all taxes be passed by a supermajority vote—in … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›

Finding one's way out of a paper bag . . . tax

Usually in California, when the state or a local government passes a law that requires citizens to pay a charge for something, a debate ensues about whether the charge is … ›

The Morning Docket

Stay up to date with the Morning Docket, a weekly highlight of PLF's best articles, videos, and podcasts.

Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 15, 2017

Opposition to Assembly Bill that would gut protections for coastal homeowners Golden parakeet should fly off endangered species list Taxpayer victory in San Diego over union objections Notice of appeal … ›

Arizona can't avoid a supermajority voting requirement just because it wants to

Today we filed an amicus brief in a case challenging Arizona’s Medicaid expansion.  Like California (and many other states), Arizona’s constitution requires that all taxes be passed by a supermajority vote—in … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›

Finding one's way out of a paper bag . . . tax

Usually in California, when the state or a local government passes a law that requires citizens to pay a charge for something, a debate ensues about whether the charge is … ›

Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Weekly litigation report — April 15, 2017

Opposition to Assembly Bill that would gut protections for coastal homeowners Golden parakeet should fly off endangered species list Taxpayer victory in San Diego over union objections Notice of appeal … ›

Arizona can't avoid a supermajority voting requirement just because it wants to

Today we filed an amicus brief in a case challenging Arizona’s Medicaid expansion.  Like California (and many other states), Arizona’s constitution requires that all taxes be passed by a supermajority vote—in … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›

Finding one's way out of a paper bag . . . tax

Usually in California, when the state or a local government passes a law that requires citizens to pay a charge for something, a debate ensues about whether the charge is … ›