Drumming Up Support

Watts, Jim
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/2/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32002, p35
Trade Publication
Reports on the efforts of several mayors and vice mayors to boost support for Proposition 400, a measure that would extend a half-cent sales tax to pay for regional transportation projects in Maricopa County, Arizona. Purpose of the move for voters to decide the extension of the county's half-cent transportation sales tax; Impact of the misinformation campaigns initiated by the plan's opponents on economic growth; Implication of the failure of the measure on freeway projects and jobs.


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