Quayle said accusations that he stole a Dem congressman’s jobs bill are “absurd” and “ridiculous.” He said U.S. Rep. Jim Himes’ (D-CT) HR1965 and his own HRHR4088, also known as the Capital Expansion Act, which passed two weeks ago as part of the JOBS Act, are substantially different.Read More »
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The Arizona Competitiveness Package goes into effect June 30, and while the business tax cuts that formed its foundation won’t start phasing in until 2014, several provisions will take root immediately.Read More »
Brewer's use this morning of the bully pulpit to leverage GOP votes on unemployment insurance led Tobin to say the House would play ball - for a price.Read More »
A month after Arizona enacted a series of corporate tax cuts aimed at stimulating job growth and turning around the state’s struggling economy, Arizona economists are mixed in their assessment of the law.Read More »
The delicate balancing act involved in changing Arizona’s property tax structure will leave some homeowners paying higher property taxes.Read More »
The day-by-day, play-by-play account of how one of the most sweeping tax cut packages was passed.Read More »
Despite strong objections from Democrats and some Republicans, the Senate leadership Tuesday evening pushed ahead to debate the jobs bill, a maneuver that moves the business-tax-cutting legislation closer to passage.
Having cleared the debate, the bill now goes to the full Senate for a formal “aye” or “nay” vote, which is expected on Wednesday, Feb. 16.
Whether the measure has sufficient support to pass — it needs only 16 votes — is uncertain.
Calling it the most important legislation Arizona has taken up in generations, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday unveiled the details of the long-awaited Arizona Competitiveness Package, a raft of tax cuts and incentives that she said will boost job growth and make Arizona a haven for businesses.Read More »
After two decades of legislating, Bob Burns is calling it quits. Burns presided as Senate president during the worst of times. Lawmakers under his leadership battled multibillion-dollar deficits and were forced to make painful choices, dramatically cutting programs and even ...Read More »
Former Board of Regents president and Arizona Republican Party Chairman John Munger filed nearly 9,000 signatures with the Secretary of State's Office, enough to qualify him for the ballot in his primary challenge to Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »