Ruling coalition moves to quash Yokohama IR referendum

A committee of the Yokohama City Council dominated by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito quickly moved to quash the IR referendum proposal submitted after two months of signature-gathering activities by local residents, which had gained more than three times the required number of signatures. 

IR誘致の賛否問う住民投票条例案を否決 横浜市会常任委 (Kanagawa Shinbun)