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Oct 16, 2023

Republican legislative leaders face first budget crunch in nearly a decade

Republican leaders in the Arizona Legislature are facing their first budget crunch in nearly a decade and minority Democrats are pointing the finger right at the GOP, saying the pain that will be felt by state residents is a self-inflicted wound.

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Sep 29, 2022

Flat tax to take effect 1 year early

Arizona will implement a flat 2.5% income tax starting next year – a year earlier than anticipated – Gov. Doug Ducey announced on Thursday. 

Jul 16, 2021

Flat tax a legacy of GOP caucus

Perhaps the longest-lasting consequence of this year’s session will be the $1.8 billion in ongoing tax cuts lawmakers passed on party lines.

Jul 8, 2021

Ducey defends flat-tax math

Gov. Doug Ducey is defending his promotion of a flat income tax rate as saving the average Arizonan $300 a year even though legislative budget staffers figure that 72% of state residents will see a benefit of less than $45.

Jul 2, 2021

Education group to challenge new state tax laws

Arizonans may get the last word on a nearly $2 billion tax cut plan that mainly benefits the wealthy.

Jun 21, 2021

Even with slim majority Republicans ignore Democrats’ budget ideas

The people of Arizona are counting on us to work together on behalf of all of us. What if we actually did?

Jun 9, 2021

Ducey open to working with Dems on budget

With Republicans at a stalemate, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday he's willing to work with Democrats to cobble together the votes for a new state budget and tax cut.

Jun 8, 2021

Ducey, GOP lawmakers – pushers for the rich

The way to deal with the big boy and pushers in any community, or state, that is fed up with a drug problem; bust the kingpin, destroy the network of pushers and kick ‘em out of town.

Jun 7, 2021

House flounders bid to pass tax bills

The tax cuts that are the centerpiece of next year’s proposed budget failed in the House Monday when one Republican joined the Democrats to shoot them down.

Jun 4, 2021

House to put budget to vote on Monday

The Arizona House plans to return Monday morning to pass – or fail – a budget, with or without the Senate, a top House Republican confirmed Friday.

Jun 1, 2021

Arizonans deserve better budget after difficult year

Budgets are moral documents. They show what we value and prioritize as a state. Both of us stand ready to work together with our legislative colleagues and the Governor on a responsible budget that puts all Arizonans first.

May 25, 2021

Referendum in the works to veto proposed flat tax

Education groups are prepared to go to the ballot if the Gov. Doug Ducey-backed flat tax gets legislative approval with the budget this year.