TITLE

When the ballot takes a beating

AUTHOR(S)
Wagar, Linda
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
State Government News;Jan95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the political roadblocks to citizens' initiatives to limit taxes and fees in the United States. Ruling of the US Supreme Court about the constitutionality of the Florida Tax Cap's initiatives; Failure of the initiatives to be put on the referendum; Criticism against the court's standard of review.
ACCESSION #
9508032582

 

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