Since the Legislature hasn’t moved, Governor seeks voter support

Thu, Sep 17 2009 — Source: Douglas Dispatch

At an impasse with lawmakers over a sales tax referral, Gov. Jan Brewer is now looking to supporters to take the issue to the ballot themselves ”” even if that delays the levy more than a year. Brewer said Friday she understands that legislators, having wrestled with the budget now for months, are in little mood to come back again in yet another a special session this year to try to once again craft a plan that would boost state revenues to make up some of the gap between spending and income.