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By Guest Opinion | Arizona Capitol Times
Arizona political leaders like John Rhodes and Sandra Day O’Connor tackled far-reaching complex issues to set Arizona on a path of prosperity. The long-term planning that helped establish the Central Arizona Project and judicial reform are what Arizonans are urging elected and business leaders to embrace for government finance.
For three days, diverse Arizonans from across the state gathered to dig into the details of how best to structure a government finance system that will create a healthy and prosperous future. Abolishing term limits or increasing legislative terms to allow for long-term planning was one of the many key recommendations that came out of the 109th Arizona Town Hall on “Financing Arizona’s Future.”