Tax revenues have risen as the state’s economy improved, leading to renewed hopes that 2014 will be the year Arizona stops sweeping highway funds that cities and counties depend on.Read More »
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Dozens of local and county officials are asking Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would force cities to consolidate their elections dates with the state.
They argued that HB2826 would stamp out local control, politicize non-partisan elections and increase election costs.
Those of us who watch the economic reports and fluctuating stock markets are continually asking ourselves, “What’s next?”Read More »
A judge says legislation passed last year that would allow Arizona school districts to spend unused bond money is unconstitutional because it would benefit few districts.Read More »
Officials say property owners in Maricopa County will see virtually the same property tax bills as they did last year.Read More »
Pinal County Supervisors have adopted a $357 million budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year that trims about 4 percent from county spending.Read More »
A judge has upheld Pima County's ban on consumer fireworks.Read More »
Rep. Justin Pierce, R-Mesa, was sworn in at the House of Representatives this morning.
Flanked by family, friends and new legislative colleagues, Pierce stood on the House floor and took the oath of office.
Arizona budget problems could snag legislation to provide Pinal County with $5 million to fight drug smugglers.Read More »
This is one of a series of biographical sketches Cronkite News Service is producing about new members of the Arizona State Legislature. Each follows this format and includes a mugshot and video.Read More »