By Lynn Trimble | Phoenix New Times
After months of controversy, there’s a ruling in the Phoenix v. Arizona lawsuit over the Roosevelt Row arts district. It nullifies years of work by downtown Phoenix community organizers.
On Monday, July 24, Superior Court Judge Daniel Kiley ruled in favor of the state.
The case stemmed from efforts to create a Roosevelt business improvement district (or BID) that would tax property owners in the Roosevelt Row neighborhood to pay for services above and beyond those provided by the city.