The Tucson, AZ, City Council unanimously adopted a Complete Streets ordinance that prioritizes equity and will improve transportation options within the community for all people. – Legislative
Voters in Tucson, AZ, approved a ballot measure that will create a pool of $67.1 million through the sale of bonds to implement connectivity projects in the city. – Ballot Measure
Phoenix, AZ, voters passed a tax ballot measure expected to generate $16.7 billion over the life of the tax, with a significant portion to be spent on walking and biking infrastructure. – Ballot Measure.
Arizona SB 1336 passed nearly unanimously, helping schools unlock the gates and open their facilities to the community for either leased or uncompensated use of public school grounds. – Legislative.
Arizona Governor Ducey signed a bill that appropriated $400,000 of Arizona’s general funds to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This bill was the first investment of its kind in the state and gave SNAP enrollees incentives to purchase Arizona-grown fruits and vegetables.