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Arizona gay marriage initiative dropped

Arizona gay marriage initiative dropped

PHOENIX — Facing a splintered gay-rights community, supporters of legalizing same-sex weddings in Arizona have pulled the plug on putting the issue to voters next year.

September 10, 2013 10:42 amLoading…

Group's remarks about Tucson pension system are disputed

With a fight looming this fall over how the city offers employee pensions, Tucsonans can expect to hear many facts and figures on both sides of the argument.

July 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Open-primaries measure to be on Arizona ballot

PHOENIX — Voters will get to decide in November if they want to jettison the current system of nominating candidates for office.

September 06, 2012 4:26 pmLoading…

Ruling allows open primary proposal on AZ ballot

PHOENIX — Arizonans are entitled to vote in November whether they want to scrap the current system of partisan primaries, a judge ruled this morning.

August 31, 2012 12:05 pmLoading…

GOP lawmakers ask court for tax-description ruling

PHOENIX - GOP lawmakers asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to let them describe an initiative to make a temporary sales-tax hike permanent as an "increase."

August 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona education sales-tax initiative petitions rejected

Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has rejected the petitions that would place an extension of a 1-cent sales tax on the November ballot.

June 26, 2012 10:09 amLoading…

Paperwork error imperils 1-cent sales-tax measure

PHOENIX - An error by backers of a permanent 1-cent increase in the state sales tax for education and public-works projects could keep voters from getting a chance to decide the measure in November.

June 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona ballot measure sought on state parks funding

PHOENIX — An initiative campaign is under way to ask Arizona voters to approve a ballot measure on state parks funding. The proposal supported by a group called Citizens to Save Arizona's Natural Resources would protect parks funding from transfers that legislators have used to help balance…

May 04, 2012 12:15 amLoading…

Initiative would let AZ voters override federal laws

PHOENIX — A Phoenix business owner launched an initiative drive Monday designed to let Arizona voters override federal laws.

April 02, 2012 5:04 pmLoading…

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