Gov. Jan Brewer won’t call a special session requested by a contractors’ industry group to postpone the implementation of her 2013 transaction privilege tax reform law.Read More »
Shame on the Club for Growth. On June 4, Washington D.C.-based Club for Growth launched a statewide television attack on transportation that also misrepresents the political persuasion of a U.S. Senate candidate. The ad suggests that anyone involved in Proposition 400 in 2004 is “a conservative impostor.”Read More »
Desperate times call for desperate measures, and at the Legislature, those measures have included sweeping money from state funds and agencies.
But now that the fiscal outlook is less bleak, some opponents would like the state to reimburse those funds.
David Martin, president of the Arizona Chapter of the Associated General Contractors, says Arizona’s “Five C’s” — copper, cotton, cattle, citrus and climate — leaves out one other “C” vital to the state’s economy: construction.Read More »