City Council says initiative passage could mean higher taxes

Wed, Jun 24 2009 — Source: Arizona Star Net

The City Council warned Tuesday that it will need to ask voters for massive tax increases if a ballot initiative mandating much higher police and fire staffing levels is approved by voters in November. Police and fire union officials warned the council that any move to put a competing initiative or a tax increase to pay for the extra officers on the same November ballot would show bad faith toward the city’s police and firefighters ”” and indicate council members oppose those groups.

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