November 1, 2022

Route Fifty: In One State, a Fight Over How Tax Hikes are Passed at the Ballot Box

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In Arizona, Republican legislators are asking residents to make it tougher for voters to pass ballot measures that would raise taxes. Supporters say the proposal, which will be decided in next week’s election, is intended to rein in ballot initiatives that threaten the state’s economy and that are often backed by groups from outside of Arizona. Opponents argue that the change would create a prohibitively high bar to raising funding for key priorities, like education and transportation. Read more.