Stories tagged: "ballot initiative"


FILE - Raevahnna Richardson signs an initiative petition supporting a gun-safety ballot measure on June 7, 2022, outside a library in Salem, Ore., as signature gatherer Rebecca Nobiletti holds the clipboard. The Rev. Mark Knutson, a chief petitioner of the initiative, said the effort has gathered enough signatures of registered voters to put the measure before voters in the November election. After the signatures are delivered to the secretary of state's office, they will be verified by election officials. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File)
Three Arizona Ballot Measures Filed, but Abortion Measure Fails to Collect Enough Signatures

The two measures that met the signature threshold focus on predatory bill collection and ensuing that those funding elections are publicly known.

Thousands of protesters march around the Arizona Capitol after the Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision Friday, June 24, 2022, in Phoenix.  The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away women’s constitutional protections for abortion, a fundamental and deeply personal change for Americans' lives after nearly a half-century under Roe v. Wade. The court’s overturning of the landmark court ruling is likely to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
The Fight For Reproductive Rights in Arizona is Far From Over

A reproductive rights organization is pushing for a constitutional amendment to the Arizona Constitution that would ensure protections for reproductive care services.

FILE - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey re-delivers his State of the State address in front of a Yuma crowd Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 inside Pivot Point Conference Center. The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday, April 21, 2022, ruled that the state's voters do not have the right to reject a massive income tax cut approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and Gov, Doug Ducey last year.(Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP, File)
Arizona Supreme Court Reinstates Massive Income Tax Cuts Benefiting the Wealthy

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the state's voters do not have the right to reject Gov. Ducey's massive income tax cut.

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Maricopa County Drops Charges for Marijuana Offenses Covered by Prop 207

All pending cases in the county for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana, paraphernalia, or marijuana concentrates will be dismissed.

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JUST IN: Invest in Ed Initiative Wins Appeal to Appear on November Ballot

Backers of the Invest in Education Act see it as a way to pump about $940 million a year into the state’s underfunded school system.

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Arizona Supreme Court to Decide on Surprise Billing Ballot Measure by Friday

The measure would add protections for patients with pre-existing conditions, end surprise billing, raise hospital inspection standards, and increase wages for healthcare workers.

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Where Marijuana, Prison Reform, Education, and Health Care Initiatives Stand on the Ballot

At least one voter initiative is headed to the Arizona Supreme Court, where judges will be asked to rule on allowing the proposition on the November ballot.