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A look at the 9 measures on Arizona ballot


Here are the nine voter initiative and legislative referendum measures on Arizona’s Nov. 6 general election ballot: SALES TAX INCREASE — Proposition 204 would replace a penny-on-the-dollar temporary sales tax increase set to expire in mid-2013 with a permanent increase of the same size. Revenue would have to be used for education, construction projects and… Read More →

Open Elections/Open Government initiative moves to the November ballot

by in Business News | Politics

The Arizona Supreme Court let stand a lower court decision, rejecting an appeal by a political committee seeking to prevent the proposed Open Elections/Open Government citizen initiative from going to the November ballot. “Five times now, we have been forced to go to court to defend the rights of Arizona voters to vote on this… Read More →

Ruling allows sales tax hike to go on ballot


An initiative measure for a sales tax increase can appear on Arizona’s ballot this November despite a paperwork error that threatened to kill the proposal before it reached voters, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The brief order issued by a three-justice panel said it was enough that supporters of the initiative “substantially complied” with… Read More →