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 »
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed ...
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a ...
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlem...
Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to maintain the status quo in the in the face of a proposed policy change...
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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 »
Gov. Doug Ducey called the Legislature into special session Wednesday evening to approve a settlement that will bring an end to five years of litigation over K-12 school funding by putting an additional $3.5 billion into Arizona’s education budget over the next 10 years.Read More »
Senate Democrats will be short a vote if lawmakers are called back to the Capitol for a special session this week.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs has told members to be prepared for a special legislative session to start in just a day.Read More »
An ASU student is asking the Court of Appeals to rule that he and all others with medical marijuana cards can legally have their drugs on university and community college campuses.Read More »
Reaching a deal that provides a portion of court-ordered funds meets schools’ desire to stabilize and sustain funding, according to a statement released by the Arizona School Boards Association, a plaintiff in the case.Read More »
J.D. Mesnard is hoping that 2016 will be the year when he achieves an elusive goal of flattening out Arizona’s income tax rates.Read More »