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February 24, 2018

Weekly litigation update — February 24, 2018

Federal judge grants temporary restraining order against Mount Dora over Starry Night mural  Does the California ESA extend to your neighborhood squirrel population? PLF opposes Seattle's attempt to levy an unconstitutional "wealth tax" Supreme Court declines to review important timber sale case Opening brief challenging Seattle's newfangled campa ...

October 27, 2017

Seattle’s income tax is cynical and unconstitutional

Earlier this week, PLF filed a motion for summary judgment in Shock v. City of Seattle, challenging the constitutionality of Seattle's decision to impose an income tax on so-called "high earning" residents. The City did this despite multiple decisions from the Washington Supreme Court holding that a targeted income tax violates the Uniformity Claus ...