Then there was a vote and the voters had two MLK versions to choose from and both were defeated.
AZ was boycotted and lost a superbowl, so we put the MLK holiday on the ballot and it was voted in.
The legislatures in our state on both sides are idiots. The pay to be a legislature is very low and only draws persons that have a second income or are financially set to run for the legislatures.
AZ has a lot of conservatives that exercise their right to vote, and AZ has a lot of others that could careless to vote on important issues. An example of this occurred during the presidential election. A friend of mine worked a polling place in a minority area. Some of the older minorities came in to vote for Obama only, and refused to vote on anything else because. When asked why they did not vote for or against sheriff Joe, and they said they only came to vote for Obama