The Arizona Public Employee Pension Initiative
did not appear on the November 2014 general election
ballot in the state of Arizona
as an initiated state statute
. The measure would have limited the annual budget growth of city and county budgets until their existing pension funding was at 80 percent of all future payment obligations. The measure would also have eliminated any pension benefits for any elected official not already in office.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Arizona signature requirements
Supporters were required to collect 172,809 signatures by July 3, 2014 if the measure was to appear on the 2014 ballot. Ultimately, supporters did not submit any signatures.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Arizona Daily Star, "Initiative to curb public employee pensions launched," September 10, 2013
- ↑ Arizona Capital Times, "No citizen initiatives will make ballot for first time since 1978," July 3, 2014
- ↑ Margaret Koenig, "Telephone interview with Roy Miller, applicant for the initiative," July 3, 2014