Court orders Glendale tax initiative to appear on November ballot
The state appeals court has ordered the initiative on the city of
A group called Save Glendale Now filed the initiative that would reverse a recent sales tax increase and subject future hikes to voter approval. The
A Maricopa County Superior Court Judge upheld the clerk's rejection, but Friday, the appeals court reversed it.
The decision says under the separation of powers in the
The decision also rejects arguments by
The city of Glendale released a statement that reads: "The City has reviewed the Court's ruling and will consider that opinion relative to its position, which has always been to protect the integrity of the election process for all Glendale voters and to assure compliance with the statutory requirements established by the Legislature."
Updated 8-24-12 3:25 p.m.