Sacramento Arena Foes Sue Over Scrapped Referendum

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 5:43 PM ET) -- Days after having its petition efforts rejected by Sacramento officials, a group of activists looking to force a ballot vote on tax subsidies promised for a $447 million arena project asked a California state court on Wednesday to reverse that decision.

The activists, including a group known as Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork, contend in a verified petition for writ of mandate that the Sacramento City Clerk wrongly rejected several of the signatures over minor differences in several versions of the petition. The groups are seeking...
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