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Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts strikes ballot initiative that would have tied increased taxes to specific expenditures

June 18, 2018

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled in favor of a legal challenge to a ballot initiative that would impose a tax on residents in Massachusetts earning more than $1 million per year. The Court held that the Attorney General, Maura Healey, was wrong to certify that the initiative properly belongs on the ballot.

U.S. Chamber supports constitutional challenge to Massachusetts initiative petition that would tie a tax increase to specific expenditures

January 22, 2018

Click here to view the U.S. Chamber’s amicus brief.

Dan Himmelfarb and John T. Lewis of Mayer Brown LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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