The long saga of Michigan’s Multistate Tax Compact election continued on Wednesday with oral argument before the Michigan Court of Appeals. A packed courtroom witnessed a 1.5 hour proceeding before an active three-judge panel. The arguments focused primarily on: (1) whether legislation can retroactively repeal the state’s adoption of the Multistate Tax Compact; (2) whether a retroactive repeal violates due process; (3) whether the contractual terms of the Compact require only prospective repeal; and (4) whether the legislation violated separation of powers.

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