Activists Look To Revive Suit Over $198M Hotel Tax Deal

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT) -- A group of activists on Thursday announced they would appeal the recent dismissal of their state court suit, which proposed to force a ballot vote challenging the tax subsidies promised to a $197.5 million convention center hotel project in Oregon.

The group, known as Coalition for Fair Budget Priorities, filed a notice of appeal over a March 3 ruling that said the hotel's tax plan could not be put to voters because state laws limit voter referendums to legislative matters and the vote that formed the...
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