Calif. Cities Challenge New State Redevelopment Law

Law360, San Diego (September 25, 2012, 8:12 PM EDT) -- The League of California Cities on Monday filed a suit in state court contesting a new law that authorizes the state to recover improperly calculated payments from and impose financial penalties on cities that are transitioning their dissolved redevelopment entities to successor agencies.

The suit — which targets the California Department of Finance, the California State Board of Equalization, the state controller and the Solano County auditor controller — seeks to invalidate portions of A.B. 1484, claiming it contains unconstitutional property and sales tax clawback and...
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