Peoria tax request a referendum on growth?
The presidential and statewide politics have consumed much of our attention this election season, but Peoria requests on the November ballot deserve our careful consideration.
The city's Proposition 400 and a Peoria Unified School District bond request give us an opportunity to reconsider exactly where future growth should occur.
PUSD, with schools in Glendale and Peoria, seeks a $198 million bond issue; $109 million of that for new construction, including an elementary school and a high school in high-growth areas.
The city's Prop. 400 asks voters to approve an ongoing 0.4 percent city... read more