CRA V. MATOSANTOS ORAL ARGUMENTS ON NOVEMBER 10
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On Thursday, November 10, the California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the CRA and League of California Cities’ challenge to recent legislation, AB 1X 26 and 27, California Redevelopment Association et al v. Matosantos et al. The November 10 proceedings will be broadcast on the California Channel in its live webcast section.
CRA v. Matosantos will be heard on November 10, 2011, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m., in the Supreme Court Courtroom located on the fourth floor of the Earl Warren Building at 350 McAllister Street in San Francisco, CA. Overflow seating will be available in the Hiram Smith State Office Building Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco.
CRA v. Matosantos is the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s plan to eliminate redevelopment agencies unless they agree to pay $1.7 billion for FY 2011-12 and $400 million in subsequent budget years. CRA along with the League of California Cities and the cities of San Jose and Union City filed the initial petition on July 18. The central claim in the lawsuit is that AB 1x 26 and AB 1x 27 violate the California State Constitution, including Proposition 22, which was passed by 61 percent of California voters in November 2010. For more information about the lawsuit and the legislation, please visit CRA’s website at AB 1X 26/27 Information.
A recorded version of the hearing will be available at http://www.calchannel.com/.