in Phoenix are developing a plan for a half-cent sales tax to
support transportation projects throughout Arizona, The Arizona
Daily Star reported Jan. 17.
would funnel the money to local governments and divert 5 percent
of the total to 13 rural counties, the newspaper reported. The
plan has already received poor reviews from some officials in
the Tucson area, which rejected a similar tax less than one year
approval would be required for an election to raise the sales