Arizona: New hurdle proposed for petition signature gathering

Thu, Jan 13 2011 — Source: Yuma Sun

A state lawmaker wants a new hurdle for individuals and groups who propose their own state laws and constitutional amendments. HCR 2005, proposed by Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, would require that at least half of the signatures needed to put future issues on the ballot be gathered by those who have not been paid for their efforts. Petition drives that get the necessary signatures but can’t meet that volunteer threshold would be disqualified.

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