Proposition 301

Coyotes, Tempe, referendum
May 17, 2023

Arizona Coyotes’ bid for new arena appears to be rejected by voters

The Arizona Coyotes' bid for a new arena appears to be dead.

Coyotes, Montenegro, Tempe, voters, special election
Apr 25, 2023

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.

Coyotes, Tempe, hockey, entertainment district, Proposition 301, Proposition 302, Proposition 303
Mar 21, 2023

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.

May 6, 2022

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. 

Jan 7, 2022

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. 

Aug 12, 2020

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.”

Jan 22, 2019

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.

Jan 11, 2019

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.

Sep 24, 2018

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.

Gov. Doug Ducey announces a plan to give teachers a 20 percent raise over the next three fiscal years. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Apr 12, 2018

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.

Public education advocates rally at the Arizona Capitol on March, 28, 2018, to demand higher teacher pay, among other improvements to public school funding. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Mar 29, 2018

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.

Thousands of teachers, students and public education advocates rallied at the Arizona Capitol on March 28, 2018. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Mar 28, 2018

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.