Safety Initiative Would Cost Taxpayers Millions

Wed, Jun 24 2009 — Source: Arizona Daily Star

Tucson 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 went on to threaten council members with retribution if they try to run a ballot initiaive to pay for the staff increase.

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