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Referendums on passed legislation gain steam

Referendums on legislative actions may be making a comeback in California. Earlier this week, opponents of Senate Bill 277, the mandatory vaccination measure, began their quest to refer that legislative action to the voters for the November 2016 election. Already

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Fresno taxpayers object to misleading petition title and summary 2

A group of Fresno taxpayers hoping to overturn the city’s recent water rate hike has filed a formal complaint accusing the city attorney of issuing a biased and misleading title and summary for their referendum. It’s the latest development in

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Fresno mayor obstructs initiative process to save water rate hike

Fresno residents could see their water rates double, and in the process, all Californians could see their petition powers diminished, if a state appellate court doesn't act quickly on a lawsuit to stop strong-arm tactics by the city of Fresno. The battle

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Dems Trying to Destroy Initiative Process 0

Note: This first appeared in City Journal California. JULY 13, 2011 By STEVEN GREENHUT A series of bills pending in California’s state legislature would severely curtail the use of voters’ initiatives and referenda — and have already sparked a long-overdue

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