Lawsuit Asks Court to Keep Healthcare Initiative Off the Ballot

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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