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 »
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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 »
If the light rail line through the sleepy eastern Arizona town of St. Johns ever does get built, its riders will have Jack Brown to thank for it.Read More »
Lawmakers will likely vote on a deal to settle the five-year lawsuit over education inflation funding today, after Democratic leaders in the House late Wednesday night agreed to provide the necessary votes to fast-track the proposal that they largely oppose.Read More »