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Oct 31, 2022

Next governor won’t need congressional approval to use school trust fund account

The next governor of Arizona won't have to first get congressional approval before raiding a special school trust fund account, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.

Oct 19, 2021

Court rules state must ask Congress to tap trust fund for schools

Gov. Doug Ducey or whoever succeeds him can't conduct a future financial raid on a school trust fund account without first getting congressional approval, a judge has ruled. 

Mar 26, 2018

Prop 123 illegal, federal judge rules

A federal judge ruled Monday that the funding scheme used by Gov. Doug Ducey to increase aid to schools is unconstitutional.

Nov 1, 2016

Citizens group asks DOJ to overturn Proposition 123

Claiming Proposition 123 was illegally enacted, a group of citizens is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to review -- and overturn -- the voter-approved measure to put more dollars into public schools.

Apr 1, 2015

Utah lawmaker says Arizona should take mismanaged federal lands

Western states need to band together to get the federal government to relinquish control of lands in Arizona and elsewhere, a Utah legislator told a group of Arizona lawmakers Wednesday morning.