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Sept. 2001: "Son of Prop J" Utility Tax Cutters Hold Signature Gathering Party, Distribute Petitions

Aug. 2001: LB Taxpayers File Notice of Intent to Circulate Initiative Petition to End Utility Tax on City Hall Run Utilities (gas and water)

Aug. 2001: Several LBCUR leaders to file notice of intent to circulate LB ballot initiative to repeal utility tax entirely on City Hall run utilities (gas & water); Prop J leader/Mayoral candidate Norm Ryan may endorse measure

May, 2001: Read Ryan v. City of LB Settlement Agreement re Prop J (grassroots utility tax cut) Lawsuit

Nov. 2000: Norm Ryan Speaks Out On Prop J Utility Tax Cut Victory, LB City Hall's Response and More

Nov. 2000: Detailed LB Vote Tally Shows City Hall's Prop I Trailed Ryan's Prop J In Every Council District

Nov. 2000: Final Prop J election results (incl. Props I & K)

Nov. 2000: For Your Reference: LB Utility Users Tax, Salient History & Useful Facts; Includes hard to find details of 1991 City Council proceedings

Nov. 2000: Dennis Carroll's TV Ad Blitz For City Hall Prop I (2.5% Utility Tax Rate Reduction) Described

Nov. 2000: Prop J's Norm Ryan Reacts to Dennis Carroll's TV Ads For Prop I

Oct. 2000: Excerpts of Superior Court Order in Ryan v. City of LB

Aug. 2000: Campaign Commitment Dogs Dennis Carroll; As Candidate, Backed 5% Utility Tax Rate Cut; As Councilman, Co-Sponsored Motion To Defeat One

Aug. 2000: Details of Aug. 8, 2000 Council meeting (Council votes to put its measure on ballot ahead of Ryan's and use ballot label unhelpful to Ryan)

Aug. 2000: Details of August 1, 2000 Council meeting (Baker, Colonna & Carroll agendize 3% cut; w/out public explanation, Council discusses and votes to put 2.5% cut on ballot)

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