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AZ Gov. Hobbs signs bill allowing Maricopa County to vote on Prop. 400

Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs signed a pair of bills into law on Tuesday after months of behind-the-scenes negotiations with Republicans. One asks voters about the continuation of the transportation tax and the other abolishes the tax on housing rents. legislative leaders.

The first bill asks voters in Maricopa County whether to extend the half-cent sales tax known as Proposition 400, largely to Hobbes’ credit for overcoming Republican opposition over light rail financing. is.

During a stalemate with Republicans in Congress in June, Mr. Hobbes vetoed the Republican version of Proposition 400, and the administration continued to negotiate compromises included in the bill. Senate Bill 1102 It won bipartisan support in Congress on Monday.

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