Amendments Clear Arkansas High Court, Will Go to Voters
- Arkansas Lawmakers Take Up Mandated School Facilities Funding Reform. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;4/15/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31863, p31
Addresses how Arkansas will fund adequate and equitable school facilities mandated by the Supreme Court. Payment for school facilities; Proposal of a constitutional amendment to authorize state property tax; Leverage on property taxes to cover debt service.
- RÃ©gnÃ¢t Populus? Amending the Arkansas State Constitution After Forrester v. Martin. ROVETTI, JENNIFER R. // Arkansas Law Review (1968-present);2013, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p429
The article offers information on the current status of the separate-amendment rule in Arkansas and examines the constitutional amendment of Amendment 89 of the Arkansas constitution under the judgment of the Arkansas Supreme Court case Forrester v. Martin. It informs that the Supreme Court of...
- California's Proposition 13. Buckley Jr., WM. F. // National Review;6/9/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 23, p736
The article comments on the proposed amendments to California's Proposition 13, "Tax Limitation: Initiative Constitutional Amendment." It discusses the proposal to limit realty tax to one percent. Proposition 13 also imposes two-thirds voting requirement on new taxes. The article reports on the...
- ARKANSAS: Pulaski Faces Big Payback. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;1/26/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33255, p9
The article focuses on the statement from the Arkansas Supreme Court that it would not consider its ruling to overturn the levy, thus leading the Pulaski County to develop a process to return taxpayers a year's worth of revenue from a property tax hike which improperly approved.
- Districts Keep Surplus, Ark. High Court Rules. A. P. // Education Week;12/5/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p5
The article discusses a 2012 court ruling by Arkansas's Supreme Court finding that school districts which collect property taxes for education in excess of the funding requirements set by the state can keep the money, with comments by Chief Justice Jim Hannah from his written dissenting opinion.
- Streight Curve: The Knuckleball Interpretation of "Local and Special Acts". CHANEY, MARK JAMES // Arkansas Law Review (1968-present);2013, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p705
The article analyzes the Arkansas Supreme Court's implementation of the amendment 14 of the Arkansas Constitution of 1874 which states that the Arkansas General Assemble shall not pass any local or special act. It discusses the Arkansas Supreme Court's decision in Streight v. Ragland combining...
- Public notice. Garza, Tony // Business Press;9/22/95, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p2
Presents brief explanatory statements of the proposed constitutional amendments special election on November 7, 1995.
- The British Constitution in 1994-1995. Shell, Donald // Parliamentary Affairs;Jul95, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p369
Discusses the movement for constitutional reform in Great Britain during the years 1994 to 1995. Labour Party and Conservative Party's interest in constitutional reform; Increase in interest in constitutional reform; Two-party politics and the constitution; Agenda for constitutional reform.
- Take the `a' train. Wiesner, Pat // Colorado Business Magazine;Oct94, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p8
Discusses the reasons on the need for an amendment to the Colorado Constitution with emphasis on the issues covered by Amendment 12 and its implications. Payment and pension for legislators; Tax credit for campaign contributors; Government involvement in campaign issues.