Supporters of a proposed state constitutional amendment to change how Arizona conducts its primary elections plan Tuesday to file petitions to qualify the measure for the November ballot.Read More »
A judge has scheduled a July 18 hearing on a lawsuit challenging a state official's decision to keep a proposed sales tax increase off Arizona's November ballot.Read More »
Rebuffed by the Secretary of State, the group that is spearheading the initiative to raise sales taxes by one cent went to court today in the hopes of compelling election officials to put the measure on the November ballot. The Quality Education and Jobs Committee also asked the Maricopa Superior Court to expedite its hearing of the case. The group had turned in nearly 291,000 signatures on June 25.Read More »
The political drama over a proposal to raise sales taxes by one cent will shift to the court after the measure’s proponents confirmed they will challenge the Secretary of State’s decision to reject their petition sheets.Read More »
A panel of legislators approved language for 11 ballot measures, including the proposals to raise sales taxes by 1 cent, after a contentious three-hour hearing on Monday.
But already, there are hints some of the panel’s decisions might end up getting challenged in court.
The Secretary of State today rejected the signatures of more than 290,000 voters who signed petitions to let the public decide in November whether the state’s sales tax should be increased by one cent to pay for education and construction projects.Read More »
A mistake in the ballot language for the Quality Education and Jobs initiative could keep the proposed one-cent sales tax increase off of November’s ballot.Read More »
A coalition headed by an influential fiscal policy think tank submitted paperwork today to launch a campaign in support of a ballot measure that caps the growth of property values in Arizona.Read More »
Supporters of a proposed state constitutional amendment to change how Arizona conducts its primary elections say they have collected enough voter signatures to get it on the November ballot.Read More »
Arizona voters will decide in November whether to give businesses a break on property tax paid on newly acquired business equipment. Unanimously House approval of a resolution on Monday completes legislative action on the general election referendum on the proposed state constitutional amendment.Read More »