Supporters Of $447M Calif. Arena Blast Detractors' Ballot Plot

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Supporters of a proposed $447 million Sacramento Kings basketball arena lobbed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission on Wednesday alleging two groups trying to stop the project with a ballot vote did not disclose they were paying signature gatherers.

The groups — Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork and Taxpayers for Safer Neighborhoods — have allegedly been paying petition signature gatherers in their efforts to force a ballot vote on the project, without reporting those payments, according to the complaint filed by DowntownArena.org. The...
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