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Is Constitution to be taken seriously or for granted?

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As an attorney and retired judge I have always considered the Arizona Constitution to be the highest law of the state, not a set of guidelines. That’s why I am a plaintiff, along with a top local businesswoman, in the lawsuit brought by Rose Law Group challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 208, potentially the largest income tax hike in Arizona history.

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Prescott Republican aims anew at hiking gas tax

Gov. Doug Ducey, center, promotes the widening of I-17, Arizona's main highway connecting Northern Arizona to metro Phoenix. Rep. Noel Campbell, R-Prescott, (immediately behind the governor) is pushing to hike the gas tax.

Rep. Noel Campbell, R-Prescott, said Sept. 26 he hopes to convince colleagues that the revenue from the current levy – about $750 million a year – is insufficient to meet the state’s’ needs, both for building new roads and maintaining current ones. He argued it’s simple math – the tax rate hasn’t changed since 1991.

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