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Phoenix votes on transit and budget, Props 105 and 106

Aug 9, 2019, 2:00 PM
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Early voting in Phoenix is underway until election day, Aug. 27.

  • Proposition 105 will end construction of light rail extensions and redirect funds to other transportation projects. In effect, it would mean the end of an expanded light rail system.
  • Proposition 106 will cap most spending until the city’s pension liabilities are 90% funded. In practice, this will tie the hands of future Phoenix city councils.

Paul Johnson is a former mayor of Phoenix and opposes these measures.
Sam Stone is chief of staff to Councilman Sal DiCiccio and is an advocate of them.

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Phoenix votes on transit and budget, Props 105 and 106