Arizona Coyotes’ bid for new arena appears to be rejected by voters
The Arizona Coyotes' bid for a new arena appears to be dead.
Montenegro files complaint over Tempe’s special election for Arizona Coyotes arena
A Republican legislator is asking the attorney general’s office to investigate the city of Tempe’s upcoming special election where voters will decide if they want to fund a $2.1 billion hockey arena and entertainment district.
David and Goliath: PACs go head-to-head before election for Coyotes arena
With a special election looming to create an Arizona Coyotes entertainment district in Tempe, a grassroots group is amping up its opposition to a more than $2 billion development deal with the NHL team’s owner.
State ramps up study of Valley Fever, ozone
A new partnership between the state’s three universities and several state agencies aims to increase understanding of issues like Valley Fever and ozone levels in Arizona – and come up with solutions.
School funding a ticking time bomb
Arizona schools are counting down to a March 1 deadline for the Legislature to override a cap on spending or face not being able to spend $1.1 billion already approved for them.
Education ballot measure no place for obscurity, euphemism
Back in Oregon, the commanders of Invest in Ed might heed the wisdom of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, a revered leader and forefather of the lands that belong to their state, “It does not require many words to speak the truth.”
Education tax-hike proposal gets warm reception in committee
Competing proposals to hike a sales tax earmarked for education differ on how to spend the potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue.
Tax-hike plan from conservative changes school-funding debate
Pigs aren’t flying. But it’s probably worth another look out the window, just to check, now that a conservative Republican proposed raising taxes in Arizona.
Ducey, Garcia debate centers on education
In the first gubernatorial debate Gov. Doug Ducey touted a record of improving the state’s economy and providing 20-percent pay raises to teachers while Democrat David Garcia accused him of breaking promises and leaving Arizona’s education system in crisis.
Ducey offers teachers 20% pay raise by 2020
As Arizona teachers threaten to strike over low wages, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a revised budget proposal today that offers educators a 9-percent pay bump in the next school year.
Ducey rejects teachers’ demand for 20 percent pay hike
Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday that teachers aren’t going to get the 20 percent pay hike they are demanding – not now and not in the foreseeable future.
Teachers swarm Capitol, demand 20 percent pay hike
Save Our Schools Arizona is not only gearing up for a possible referendum on whatever lawmakers may replace existing voucher expansion legislation with but also for a potential initiative to address public education funding shortfalls.