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Resurrection of Measure P? Ruling Gives Parks Tax New Hope

A court ruling regarding a San Francisco tax measure may breathe new life in Fresno's 2018 sales tax measure for parks. As Dominic Fracassa of the San Francisco Chronicle reported, the California First District Court of Appeal affirmed a lower-court decisio...
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SF Judge’s Ruling Offers Hope for Fresno Parks Tax Backers

In a ruling that could have implications for Fresno’s Measure P,  a San Francisco judge ruled Friday that tax measures there put on the ballot by citizen initiative only needed majority voter approval. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ethan Schulman ruled...

Did Fresno Parks Tax Pass? Courts Asked to Decide.

The Fresno City Council wants clarity on whether or not Measure P was approved by voters. Despite a 52% favorable vote for the proposed parks tax last November, city attorney Douglas Sloan interpreted state law as requiring a two-thirds majority for passage...