In a span of less than 24 hours, House Democratic Leader Eric Meyer went from railing against the special session package designed to settle the lawsuit over education inflation funding, to vowing to support it at the special election in May.Read More »
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A spending cap in the K-12 settlement approved by legislators was pounced on by Democratic lawmakers who say the cap will be used in the future to limit spending on schools.Read More »
A settlement five years in the making was resolved in a matter of about three weeks once both sides in the ongoing K-12 funding lawsuit sat face-to-face for the first time.Read More »
Jim Skelly was a staunch conservative and ardent opponent of abortion who served in the Arizona House of Representatives for 20 years. He died on Nov. 3 at the age of 81.Read More »
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Tempe Democratic Rep. Andrew Sherwood to the state Senate.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a $3.5 billion education spending proposal that legislators gave final approval to earlier today, finalizing a plan that, if voters approve in May 2016, will settle a longstanding lawsuit against the state.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives worked late into the night Thursday to approve a $3.5 billion education finance package aimed at settling a long-running lawsuit over education funding.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey called lawmakers into a special session on Oct. 28 to vote on a settlement agreement worked out between schools and the Legislature that could end five years of litigation over K-12 education funding. Here, in a nutshell, is a look at the compromise from the point of view of the schools and the state.Read More »
Changes Gov. Doug Ducey pledged to ease the “fiscal cliff” in his plan to increase education funding became apparent as the proposal became the centerpiece of a settlement agreement to end a lawsuit over K-12 spending.Read More »
A package of measures aimed at settling a long-running lawsuit by giving schools $3.5 billion over 10 years inched closer to reality after surviving a blistering challenge in the Senate Appropriations Committee this morning.Read More »