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What to know: Phoenix's August election could end light rail expansion The Gaggle: Journalists Talk Arizona Politics

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Props 105 and 106 could greatly limit services and transportation in Phoenix, but so far, they've gotten little attention.  Phoenix voters will see the two propositions on their ballots in August. 
What are they? Prop 105 would halt all light-rail expansions in Phoenix. Prop 106 would cap Phoenix government spending until the city pays down its pension debt — potentially limiting city services.
The Gaggle's hosts Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez and Ronald Hansen talk with The Arizona Republic's reporter Jessica Boehm to break down how these two ballot initiatives could affect the future of Phoenix and the Valley.   
In this episode you'll hear: How light-rail expansion and pension budget funding affect you.Who is behind these propositions.Why Phoenix is having an August election.

Props 105 and 106 could greatly limit services and transportation in Phoenix, but so far, they've gotten little attention.  Phoenix voters will see the two propositions on their ballots in August. 
What are they? Prop 105 would halt all light-rail expansions in Phoenix. Prop 106 would cap Phoenix government spending until the city pays down its pension debt — potentially limiting city services.
The Gaggle's hosts Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez and Ronald Hansen talk with The Arizona Republic's reporter Jessica Boehm to break down how these two ballot initiatives could affect the future of Phoenix and the Valley.   
In this episode you'll hear: How light-rail expansion and pension budget funding affect you.Who is behind these propositions.Why Phoenix is having an August election.

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