Initiatives

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

VOTE YES ON THESE

PROP 209–PREDATORY DEBT COLLECTION PROTECTION ACT

This law would reduce maximum interest rates on medical debt from 10% to 3% annually; increase the amount of certain assets exempt from debt collection; annually adjust exemptions for inflation beginning 2024; and allow courts to reduce the amount of disposable earnings garnished in cases of extreme economic hardship.

PROP 211–VOTER’S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT/STOP DARK MONEY

This law would require entities and persons spending over $50,000 on statewide campaigns or $25,000 on other campaigns, not including personal monies and business income, to disclose the original donor of contributions over $5,000; and create additional reporting and enforcement provisions.

PROP 308–TUITION; POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

This law would allow Arizona students, regardless of immigration status, to be eligible for financial aid at state universities and community colleges and in-state tuition if they graduated from and attended a public or private high school, or home school equivalent, for two years in Arizona.

PROP 310–FIRE DISTRICTS; FUNDING; TPT INCREMEMT

This law would establish a fire district safety fund to be funded via an increase of one-tenth of one percent to the state’s transaction privilege (sales) and use tax from January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2042.

VOTE NO ON THESE

PROP 128–VOTER PROTECTION ACT; COURT DETERMINATIONS

The constitutional amendment would allow the legislature to amend, divert funds from, or supersede an initiative or referendum measure enacted by the people of Arizona if the measure is found to contain illegal or unconstitutional language by the Arizona or United States Supreme Court.

PROP 129–INITIATIVES; SINGLE SUBJECT; TITLE

The constitutional amendment would limit an initiative measure to a single subject and require that subject to be expressed in the title of the initiative measure.

PROP 130–CONSTITUTIONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS

The constitutional amendment would consolidate four sections of the constitution regarding property tax exemptions into a single section; remove the constitutional determinations of the amount of certain property tax exemptions; and allow property tax exemptions for resident veterans with disabilities, widows and widowers regardless of when they became Arizona residents.

PROP 131–LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR; JOINT TICKET

The constitutional amendment would create a new executive officer who would be elected on a joint ticket with the governor and succeed to the office of governor in the event of the governor’s death removal from office, or disability to discharge the duties of the office.

PROP 132–INITIATIVES; SUPERMAJORITY VOTE; REQUIREMENT

The constitutional amendment would require that an initiative or referendum to approve a tax receives sixty percent of the votes cast to become law.

PROP 309–VOTER IDENTIFICATION; AFFIDAVIT; PROCEDURE

The law would require voters to write their birthdate, government-issued identification number, and signature on a concealed early ballot affidavit; require he Arizona department of transportation to provide without charge a nonoperation identification license to individuals who request one for voting purposes.