Council could create funding provision for ballot measures

Mon, Nov 23 2009 — Source: Arizona Daily Star

The City Council is considering a charter amendment that would force future ballot initiatives that mandate additional spending to provide a funding source to cover the cost. The move comes in the wake of Proposition 200, which would have required spending millions of dollars to hire more police officers and firefighters at a time when the city is cutting services because it is short of money.

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