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Proposition 100

Descriptive Title:
Temporarily increases the state transaction privilege (sales) and use tax by one cent per dollar from June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2013 for the purpose of funding primary and secondary education, health and human services and public safety.

Official Title:
Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Arizona; Amending Article IX, Constitution of Arizona, by adding Section 12.1; Relating to temporary transaction privilege and use taxes.

Text of Proposed Amendment
Analysis by Legislative Council
Fiscal Impact Statement
Special Election Ballot Measures
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Arguments "For" Proposition 100
Arguments "Against" Proposition 100
Voter's Guide

Web sites - PRO: yeson100.com | CON: axthetaxaz.com


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Prop 100 and the State Budget - May 19, 2010
By a wide margin, Arizona voters approved Proposition 100 raising the state sales tax by a penny per dollar for three years. John Arnold, Director of the Governor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Budget, explains how the extra revenue will help the State.


Prop 100 and Politics - May 19, 2010
Mike O’Neil, President of the public opinion research firm O’Neil Associates, talks about the outcome of the Prop 100 special election and what it says about Arizona’s political landscape.


The Morrison Institute Forum: Issues Shaping the 2010 Elections -
Proposition 100 - May 13, 2010

Arizona voters go to the polls on May 18 to decide on a temporary state sales tax for the purpose of funding primary and secondary education, health and human services and public safety. In this special, panelists - Steve Elliott of Cronkite News Service, Mary Jo Pitzl of The Arizona Republic, Mark Brodie of KJZZ-FM, and Kristin Borns of the Morrison Institute - discuss the probability voters will approve the ballot proposition, and what is in the contingency budget if the sales tax proposition fails.


Proposition 100 Debate: May 13, 2010
With the May 18th special election five days away, proponents and opponents of the temporary state sales tax increase state their cases for and against Proposition 100.


Special Election - Vote Info: May 11, 2010
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell has the latest information about the May 18th special election on the Prop 100 temporary state sales tax increase.


Prop 100 - Temporary Sales Tax Increase: May 5, 2010
ASU economist Dennis Hoffman and Goldwater Institute economist Byron Schlomach debate the merits and economic impacts of Prop 100


Clean Elections: April 14, 2010
A federal judge declared unconstitutional the “matching funds provision” of Arizona’s public campaign financing program, known as Clean Elections. The decision was appealed to the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which heard oral arguments on Monday. Join us for a discussion with participants on each side of the case; state Representative John McComish and Todd Lang, Executive Director of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.


May 18th Special Election: April 6, 2010
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell explains what’s being done to prepare for the special election on a temporary state sales tax increase, and how you can be prepared to vote in it.


Tax Increase Debate: March 22, 2010
Voters will be deciding this May whether to increase the state sales tax by one-cent for three years. State Senator Thayer Verschoor of “Ax The Tax,” a group which opposes the increase, will discuss the proposal with John Wright of the Arizona Education Association, who supports the tax increase.


The Propositions

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