Lawsuit Asks Court to Keep Healthcare Initiative Off the Ballot

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Two legal challenges were filed disputing the constitutionality of the Health Care Service Costs Initiative that has qualified for the ballot in Livermore. One was issued by the city attorney; the other by the Hospital Committee for the Livermore-Pleasanton Area.

The challenge filed by the city attorney’s office in Alameda County Superior Court asks that a decision be made before August 27, 2018 as to whether the measure is invalid. August 27 is the deadline to place arguments on the Nov. ballot. A hearing has been set for August 15 at 9:30 a.m.


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