From forbidding the regulation of smoked weed potency to waving away consititutional spending limits, the details of Prop. 207 are concerning.
If Prop. 208 passes, Arizona K-12 education system won’t be noticeably different. Marginal gains aren’t worth the risk to Arizona’s economy.
Props 207 and 208 would continue an unhealthy trend of appropriating outside the general fund and the legislative process.
Criminal penalties for marijuana use should be eliminated. But the self-dealing in Prop. 207 is hard to swallow.
The Invest in Ed ballot proposition would give Arizona the ninth highest individual income tax rate in the country. That’s not encouraging company to be joining.
While there is much to dislike in Prop. 105, it will stop Phoenix from pouring good money after bad in fixed rail.
Given how deeply Phoenix’s pension programs are underwater, modest spending restraint to prioritize reducing pension debt is a prudent course.
The voucher cap is high enough to probably cover most students who want to attend private schools.
And it may do even worse.
Arizona’s dual system of campaign finance enforcement needs to be corrected. But not this way.