Schwarzenegger Draws Praise for Vetoing ‘Job Killer’ Liability Expansions

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger drew praise Monday for his vetoes of three bills that critics said would have cost jobs and increased litigation in the state. In interviews with Legal Newsline, representatives from tort reform groups and the business community said the governor acted in the best interests of the Golden State’s economy when he rejected Democrat-backed proposals that would have expanded civil liability in certain cases. Read More. (Legal Newsline 10/12/09)

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