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California sued over law requiring candidates to release taxes

Aug 06, 2019 - The Washington Times

Judicial Watch, a conservative law firm, announced Monday is has sued California to stop the state's new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns or else be left off the primary ballot.

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of four state voters who said their picks for president could be unfairly constrained by the law, which Gov. Gavin Newsom signed last week.

Under the law, candidates must disclose fix years of tax returns within 98 days of a primary. The state...