Taxpayer groups are rallying to fight the army of state and local attorneys who succeeded last week in getting the Virginia Supreme Court to withdraw its April ruling invalidating lease- and appropriation-backed securities.

The court ordered that the case, Dykes v. Northern Virginia Transportation District Commission, be reheard, probably in September. Several taxpayer and citizens groups are considering filing amicus curiae briefs to join forces with the individual taxpayers who instigated the case against Fairfax County and its planned $330 million roadway, said James Falk Jr., attorney for the taxpayer.

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