CA Supreme Court to Hear Redevelopment Lawsuit on Nov. 10

The California Supreme Court announced today that they will hear oral arguments on November 10th on the lawsuit challenging legislation passed this summer that mandates California’s 398 redevelopment agencies make a collective payment of $1.7 billion the first year, and $400 million in subsequent years.  If the redevelopment agencies refuse or are unable to make the payment, they will be dissolved.

The redevelopment agencies claim the legislation authorizes money grabs, yet they have been taking money from hardworking taxpayers for boondoggle projects for decades.  Read more in the Mercury News.