The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green light to a contentious proposal that would dramatically reduce property taxes for Grand Canyon University and, in the process, raise them for others who live near the school.Read More »
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The Arizona Senate has approved a bill granting a big property tax break for a growing private Christian university in west Phoenix.Read More »
As the host and managing editor of “Arizona Horizon,” Ted Simons sits down each night with some of the state’s heaviest hitters, from governors to state and local lawmakers.Read More »
Lawmakers are again seeking a big property tax break for a growing private Christian university in Phoenix, reviving an effort to benefit Grand Canyon University that was derailed over constitutional concerns in 2014.Read More »
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The Arizona Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected an effort to revive a proposal granting a private Christian university a major break on its property taxes.Read More »
Arizona’s House Rules Committee killed a bill that would have given Grand Canyon University a major tax break after attorneys determined the legislation was unconstitutional. The reclassification could have saved the university roughly $750,000 a year in taxes.Read More »
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At Arizona’s public universities, incoming resident students will pay from $8,474 to $9,716 a year in tuition and fees come fall thanks to state funding cuts. That’s an increase of 45 percent to 72 percent since the 2008-2009 school year, depending on the university.
But at Grand Canyon University, a private Christian institution, tuition, while higher at $16,500 a year, isn’t changing and hasn’t since 2009.