Financing the state’s freeway needs could mean Arizona motorists will pay higher gasoline taxes, an entirely new sales tax on fuel on top of that and find it’s even more expensive to register their vehicles.Read More »
If a group of Republican lawmakers succeed in overturning a hospital assessment that funds the state’s 2013 Medicaid expansion, the victory could come at a tremendous cost.Read More »
Maricopa Community Colleges have set a public hearing for Tuesday, May 26, to consider a budget that contains no property tax or tuition increases.Read More »
Most students attending Arizona public universities will see tuition and fee increases between 3 and 4 percent next fall after the Arizona Board of Regents approved the boosts Monday to deal with cuts in state funding.Read More »
Less than two years after the Arizona Corporation Commission settled on a small surcharge for residential solar, utilities are back before the regulatory body asking for bigger fees and setting the next stage for what some describe as an existential battle over the future of renewable energy here and perhaps across the country.Read More »
Salt River Project’s board of directors will decide on a proposal today that would add a solar demand charge of about $50 on average and a 3.9 percent rate hike for all SRP users.Read More »
The board that oversees Arizona's state university system plans to take a look at fees that students pay in addition to tuition. Those fees can add up.Read More »
In a blow to Arizona Public Service, energy regulators agreed a few minutes ago to a compromise proposal charging users of solar rooftop panels with a fixed fee of 70 cents per kilowatt.
The new charge, which will begin next year, is only a fraction of what Arizona Public Service sought – which was to reduce savings from the solar incentive by roughly half.
University officials today pressed the business community and the state for more engagement in creating a robust college education system, even as they acknowledged that schools are adapting to technology-driven changes in higher education.Read More »
A federal judge has dismissed a student advocacy group's lawsuit against the state university system.Read More »