Phoenicians are being asked to vote on Proposition 106, which takes a reckless approach to a long-term pension obligation and turns it into a bill we would be forced to pay now.

The initiative would require the city to slash spending on all non-public safety programs including libraries, senior centers, parks and recreational programs in favor of funding the pensions of city employees, beginning with those of police and firefighters.

This poorly written proposal may purport to balance long term debt obligations, but the real result would be major cuts to municipal budgets devoted to our quality of life.

Read the full azcentral article here > 

Posted by Danny Imes