Arizona is at the forefront of a new legislative effort to outlaw public dollars from financing private stadiums for professional sports teams.
A conflicted Senate panel has agreed to advance a bill setting up a way for the Arizona Coyotes to use tax money to help build a new arena.
Republican lawmakers from the east and west sides of metropolitan Phoenix are at odds over a proposal to fund a new arena for the Phoenix Coyotes.
Some have questioned whether the $1 billion in university bonding capacity that Ducey is proposing could be used for another ASU priority that is having trouble getting any traction at the Legislature: a hockey facility in Tempe that would be home to the Arizona Coyotes and ASU Ice Devils.
In a lawsuit filed today, the Goldwater Institute argued that Glendale is in contempt of court for approving a $325 million lease agreement that paves the way for the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes.