Phoenix LXIV: Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Read Me, on Thread LXIV?
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11-07-2012, 07:34 AM
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I admit I didn't think they'd vote for a tax increase.
As others have said, this seems to be a situation where we watch what happens between now and swearing in period of new council (and of course GWI possibly waiting in the wings).
Haven't checked all the results but there were several school district override elections (which usually means an increase in property taxes) that passed.
There was a state wide sales tax initiative that would have made a 2010 temporary increase permanent and it was voted down. That initiative was promoted as an education fund initiative but had several add-ons which turned voters off.
The Glendale sales tax rollback initiative was voted down because both the police and fire unions went on a massive info campaign against it and Glendale residents fully understood what rolling back the sales tax increase would have meant.
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