Councilman ‘Cap’s Career with Building Naming

Councilman Paul Caprioglio may have less than a week left in office, but his legacy will last many more years. In one of his final acts, Caprioglio was present at the naming of a new senior center in his honor. David Taub Politics 101 The P...

Fresno’s Parks Tax Likely Headed to State Supreme Court

Explaining why she didn't decide Wednesday whether voters passed Measure P, Judge Kimberly Gaab stated the obvious — no matter what she ruled, the case probably is going to the state's Supreme Court. The question awaiting an answer: If a tax for a specific ...
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Fresno Parks Tax: Dueling Lawsuits But Ultimately One Winner

Dueling lawsuits in Fresno Superior Court ask the same question: Did Measure P pass with 52% of the vote? As instructed by the Fresno City Council last week, the city attorney filed suit asking a judge to settle the controversy. Did the measure that would r...
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Is a Simple Majority Vote Enough to Pass Parks Tax?

(Update, 8/08/18: an interpretation from City Attorney Douglas Sloan is now included) After months of signature gathering and deadline hustling, the final decision on whether Fresno voters will decide on a parks tax takes place Thursday (Aug. 9). But que...