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Citizens Initiative and Recall

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  • Villaraigosa declines to back any of three competing tax initiatives

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa declines to back any of colliding tax hike initiatives. Pointedly, Villaraigosa avoided taking sides on the biggest battle in Sacramento, over which of three competing tax hike initiatives he favors....
  • Corporate tax change headed to ballot over Jerry Brown's objections

     
    Hedge fund manager and Democratic philanthropist Tom Steyer's tax measure appears headed to the November ballot over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown....
  • Judge orders changes to Prop. 32 language

     
    A Sacramento County Superior Court judge on Monday ordered the secretary of state to change language on the November ballot describing Proposition 32, the initiative that promises to eliminate special-interest money in politics. According to the new...
  • Limit costly initiatives? Idea falls short in California Senate

     
    A proposal to curb costly voter-approved initiatives failed to muster sufficient support in the California Legislature....
  • Medical marijuana advocates want Costa Mesa voters to lift ban

     
    Medical marijuana advocates submitted nearly 6,800 signatures to the Costa Mesa city clerk in hopes of placing an initiative on the November ballot that would legalize nonprofit collectives citywide....
  • Judge's decision points Gov. Brown's tax initiative toward top spot

     
    A Sacramento Superior Court judge Monday dismissed a challenge from initiative proponent Molly Munger, who had sought to ensure her tax measure appeared before one backed by Gov. Jerry Brown on the November ballot. The ruling clears the way for the...
  • L.A. County voters to decide on requiring condoms in porn

     
    A ballot measure asking Los Angeles County voters if porn actors should be required to wear condoms during filming has received enough signatures to qualify for the November 2012 election....
  • Drive fails to overturn teaching the accomplishments of gays

     
    A coalition of churches and conservative groups says it has failed to collect enough signatures for a ballot measure aimed at undercutting a state law requiring school textbooks and history lessons to include the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual...
  • Sacramento case to test limits of legislative power

     
    When Molly Munger’s case is heard in Sacramento Superior Court on Monday morning, more than just the sequence of initiatives on the November ballot will be on the line. The case will help determine the extent of the power state......
  • Jerry Brown's tax measure faces legal challenge

     
    A challenge to Gov. Jerry Brown's tax proposal by Pasadena attorney Molly Munger is set to be heard in Sacramento Superior Court....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative tops list of ballot measures

     
    Let the campaigning begin. Secretary of State Debra Bowen on Monday assigned numbers to the 11 propositions that will appear on the November ballot, hours after a Sacramento Superior Court judge lifted a restraining order that had prevented her from......