The Arizona Republic reports on Libertarian William Barker’s campaign for Phoenix City Council:
If elected, Barker plans to push for repeal of the 2 percent food tax, which took effect April 2010 and is to expire in 2015. The food tax, estimated to generate $50 million in annual revenue for the city, was adopted when the city faced a general-fund budget shortfall of more than $270 million for the 2010-11 fiscal year.
Read the whole article. The election is on August 30, 2011.