Overturning of California’s Prop. 13 sought in lawsuit

By WND Staff

Proposition 13, which revolutionized government financing in California by slashing property taxes and erecting new barriers to other state and local tax increases, was upheld by the state Supreme Court soon after it passed in 1978, seemingly ending all questions about its legality.

But a team of lawyers headed by a former federal appeals court judge has sued to overturn a crucial provision of Prop. 13 – the requirement of a two-thirds legislative vote to raise state taxes.

the whole story at the San Francisco Chronicle.