Pinal County appeals judge’s decision to strike down half-cent transportation tax

Pinal County is appealing an Arizona Tax Court judge’s decision that a half-cent transportation sales tax approved by voters in November violates state law. “The tax judge didn’t take into consideration the will of the people because we actually voted and very unlike a judge to overturn the will of the people,” Chairman Todd House […]

Pinal County’s sales tax funding transportation projects is found illegal

Pinal County’s new sales tax funding transportation projects is deemed illegal by Arizona Tax Court as announced on Thursday, Aug. 2. According to a press release, Proposition 417 that passed by a slim margin last November, allowed a sales tax to pay to be collected for infrastructure improvements and road construction. However, Goldwater Institute sued, […]