Break for schools: Law change means levies can't be taken away
School officials in Minnesota no longer have to worry that successful levy referendums will later be overturned by voters.
In a case based largely on the Frazee-Vergas School District, the Legislature this year removed the option of so-called reverse referendums from state law.
The law previously provided for a new operating levy referendum vote with a petition signed by just 15 percent of registered voters.
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