Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Parcel tax

SAN FRANCISCO — A trial court in California improperly found a special parcel tax on the November 2018 ballot in Oakland failed because it did not receive two-thirds of the vote, an appeals court in California ruled. The appeals court determined that the tax, which funds early childhood education and college readiness programs, only needed a majority of the vote to pass, which it received.

Read the opinion here

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, Financial, Government, Law

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Loading...