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|Winter 2018 Newsletter||Water Rate Case Good News for Rate-Makers
New Ballot Language for Local Agency Measures
Inclusionary Rental Housing Ordinances are Back
CHW Welcomes Four!
|December 2017 Bulletin||Prop. 26 May Require Less of Rate-Makers Than Previously Thought|
|Fall 2017 Newsletter||California Constitution Prohibits Promises Not to Tax
Legal Bills Remain Protected Under PRA
Charter Cities and State Elections
Court Overturns Malibu Growth-Control Initiative
|August 2017 Bulletin||Upland Marijuana Tax Decision Causes Furor|
|June 2017 Bulletin||California Supreme Court Upholds Franchise Fees|
|Spring 2017 Newsletter||Courts Widen Local Revenue Powers
Initiative Cross-References Have Limits
Electronic Records After San Jose
|Winter 2017 Newsletter||Online Resellers of Hotel Rooms Win Bed Tax Fight
Parking Ticket Contest Hearing Procedures
Verify Connections Before Making Sewer Refunds
Light Duty to Accommodate Disability
|Fall 2016 Newsletter||Court Upholds Infill Mello-Roos District
We've Moved Our Southern California Office
Cell Tower Aesthetics
Court Limits Duty to Use Two Lawyers in Administrative Decisions
|Summer 2016 Newsletter||Courts Making Revenue Law
Welcome, Laura Zagarolai
Council Votes Protected by Anti-SLAPP Statute
No Religious Defense to Marijuana Laws
|Spring 2016 Newsletter||400 New Water Rate-making Agencies!
Cobden & Dunn: Rising Stars
MMBA Factfinding Applies to All Bargaining
One Person, One Vote; Not One Voter, One Vote
|Winter 2016 Newsletter||New Rate-Making Cases Proliferate
Welcome, John Davidson
Court Limits Reach of Taxpayer Claims
Where You Live Counts, Provisionally Speaking
|Fall 2015 Newsletter||Court Orders $10.5m Fee Refund
Welcome, Gary Bell
City's At-Large Elections Okayed
Act Now on Pre-Paid Cell Phone Taxes
|Spring 2015 Newsletter||Drought Rules Affect All Local Governments
Housing Element State Addresses Mixed Use
Welcome, Megan Knize and Nina Park!
Water Rates Case Scrambles Drought Management
|Winter 2015: Newsletter||Looking Below the Surface
Tax & Fee Class Actions on the Rise
Welcome, Pamela Graham!
Groundwater Law Allows New Fees
|Fall 2014: Newsletter||City Can Control Cell Tower Aesthetics
Police Office Records: Brady and Pitchess Collide
CH&W Welcomes Charlie LaPlante
Fee Litigation on the Upswing
|Summer 2014: Newsletter||State Voting Rights Act Bars At-Large Elections
Be Careful What You Pray For!
Michael Colantuono Elected Bar Treasurer
Legislature has Full Plate of Revenue Measures
|Spring 2014: Newsletter||Sisyphus Seeks a Receiver
Who’s Argument is this, Anyway?
Supreme Docket of Tax and Fee Cases
|Lobbying LAFCO: Follow the Money
Supreme Court takes Eminent Domain Case
C&L Welcomes Jenni Pancake
Active Year Ahead for Public Finance Litigation
|Free Speech on Private Property: Location, Location, Location
Initiative Analysis Must Be Impartial, Not Exhaustive
C&L Welcomes Len Aslanian
Court of Appeal Provides Rate-Making Guidance
|Class Action Challenges to Local Revenues Allowed
Sludge Disposal a Regional Affair
Are Union Leaders More Equal?
|Supreme Court to Clear Medi-Pot Haze
Validation of Billboard Ordinance Invalid
What’s Up for Municipal Finance in 2013?
|Cities Win PTAF Dispute with Counties|
|Prop. 218 Does Not Apply to Annexations|
|Fall 2012:||Legislative DUC Walk Continues
Pension Reform Becomes Law
Supreme Court Attends to Local Revenue Matters
|Santa Cruz Wins First Proposition 26 Case|
|Spring 2012:|| Ballot Labels: A Rose By Any Name?
Planning Disadvantaged Communities
Off the Island!
All’s Fair in Taxes and Assessments?
|Winter 2012:|| Governor Brown Proposes Pension Reform
Planning Mandate for Disadvantaged Islands
Zoning Dispute Hits the Spot
What’s Up with Public Finance?