, a ballot measure that would allow people to bring securities fraud lawsuits in state court, which currently are banned from federal court. Despite a forty million dollar media blitz, many voters remain undecided about the initiative. Supporters say it would protect older citizens from swindlers. Opponents argue that it would encourage unscrupulous lawyers to file frivolous lawsuits.
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