July 9, 2012 - Los Angeles Times / California Politics

Sacramento case to test limits of legislative power*

When Molly Mungers case is heard in Sacramento Superior Court on Monday morning, more than just the sequence of initiatives on the November ballot will be on the line. The case will help determine the extent of the power state voters handed to lawmakers when they changed the state budget rules in 2010.* Ostensibly, the case brought by Munger is aimed at challenging the right of Democratic lawmakers to move a tax initiative by Gov. Jerry Brown to the top of the list of ballot measures on the ... Go to story