Thursday, April 8, 2010

State Supreme Court: "Must" means may

This morning the state Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of SEIU vs. Gregoire. At issue was the Governor's failure to included specific funding in her budget proposal as required by law. In a 5-4 ruling the court essentially said the Governor has total discretion to do what she wants and the word "must" means may. In a strongly worded dissent, Chief Justice Barbara A. Madsen wrote . . . READ MORE


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