DALLAS — Glendale, Ariz.’s plan to sell $100 million of revenue bonds to finance the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes hockey team to Chicago investor Matthew Hulsizer appeared to be on hold after the Goldwater Institute confirmed plans to challenge the deal in court.

After studying more than 1,000 pages of city documents, the conservative watchdog organization said the agreement violates two prohibitions of the the state’s constitution, which requires that no Arizona government “shall ever give or loan its credit in aid of, or make any donation or grant, by subsidy or otherwise, to any individual, association, or corporation.”

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