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Arizona Officials' Salary Increase Amendment, Proposition 302 (1994)
This amendment was proposed to increase the pay of state legislators from $15,000 per annum to $19,750 per annum.
A similar measure, Proposition 302, was approved in 1998. Prop 302 raised the State Legislator salary to $24,000 per year.
|Arizona Proposition 302 (1994)|
Official results via: Arizona Secretary of State
Text of measure
The text of the ballot read:
|“||Recommendation of the Commission on Salaries for Elected State Officers as to legislative salaries have been certified to the Secretary of State and are hereby submitted to the qualified electors for their approval or rejection.
The Statement of recommendation from the Commission on Salaries for Elective State Officers read as follows:
Recommended Legislative Salary - $19,750
The Commission believes the current method of establishing legislative salaries is not working. Thus, we recommend a constitutional amendment changing the present system. We suggest that the language of the amendment be determined by the Legislature, after adequate public hearings, and be submitted to the voters in 1994. In addition, each legislator should receive a minimum of $1,000 for communication with constituents. The Commission also recommends that the Legislature consider the advisability of establishing the principle that state-wide elected officers who earn substantial salaries be prohibited from taking additional paid employment. We have included a spread sheet which shows the recommendations of the Commission since 1971. This shows the amounts recommended by the Commission and the amounts actually implemented by the Legislature from 1971 through 1993. We have appreciated our appointments and enjoyed serving this great state. Thank you very much.
- State of Arizona 1994 ballot proposition guide
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
State of Arizona
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Lands | Director of Labor | Chairman of Corporation Commission | State Mine Inspector |