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How Courtrooms and Sacramento Back Rooms Are Shaping the November Ballot

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Green carpet serves as background with several people sitting at desks.
In this May 26, 2020, file photo, members of the state Assembly meet to discuss the state budget at the Capitol in Sacramento. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo)

In a big win for Democrats, the California Supreme Court says a ballot measure that would have fundamentally changed the way state and local governments impose taxes cannot appear on the November ballot. It’s the first time in decades that the state Supreme Court has removed a citizen initiative from the ballot before voting.

Plus, it’s crunch time in Sacramento as the deadline for ballot measures approaches. Scott, Marisa and Guy talk chew over this blockbuster week of news.


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