Sacramento NBA Arena Backers Call Foul On Ballot Petitions

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 4:37 PM EST) -- A Sacramento political group backing the $447 million Sacramento Kings arena development project on Friday sent a letter to city and county elections officials arguing that petitions seeking to put funding for the project to a ballot vote are not compliant with state election law.

The4000, a pro-arena political group comprising political, business, community and labor organizations that was launched by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, a supporter of the arena project, said that "fatal defects" in format and content may invalidate the petitions. Spearheaded by Sacramento...
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