State treasurer

Dec 22, 2022

Brnovich says Tucson source of income nondiscrimination ordinance violates state law 

Attorney General Mark Brnovich determined a recent housing ordinance passed in Tucson which forbids source of income to be considered in rental housing applications contradicts state law. 

Nov 17, 2022

Republican Treasurer Yee trounces Democrat

The candidate who earned the most votes around the state in a contested race was Kimberly Yee, the incumbent Republican treasurer who trounced her Democratic opponent, Sen. Martin Quezada, D-Glendale, by 11 percentage points. 

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Oct 21, 2022

Politics aside, treasurer’s race gets political  

Candidates for what has historically been the least political state office are accusing each other of being too political. Incumbent Treasurer Kimberley Yee faced Democratic nominee Sen. Martín Quezada of Glendale, in a recent Arizona PBS debate.

Sep 7, 2021

State scraps investments over Ben & Jerry’s Israel policy

State Treasurer Kimberly Yee announced Tuesday she is selling off all of the state's notes it holds in loans to Unilever, which follows the announcement that the company will no longer sell its Ben & Jerry's brand ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories.

Sep 1, 2021

Cobb quits treasurer race to lead dental group

Rep. Regina Cobb is bowing out of the race for state treasurer to take a job as executive director of the Arizona Dental Association.

Feb 11, 2019

Bill strips Department of Education of voucher oversight

A Republican lawmaker wants the state to hire a private company to oversee and administer Arizona’s voucher program and wants State Treasurer Kimberly Yee, not the newly elected Democratic superintendent, to choose the vendor.

Jul 5, 2018

Interim state Treasurer Eileen Klein still receives ABOR salary

State Treasurer Eileen Klein continues to collect a $250,000 a year salary and benefits from the Arizona Board of Regents, even as she is paid as state treasurer.

Eileen Klein
Apr 17, 2018

Eileen Klein named state treasurer

Gov. Doug Ducey today tapped former Arizona Board of Regents President Eileen Klein to serve as state treasurer until the November election.

Mar 27, 2018

DeWit to resign April 3 for NASA job

State Treasurer Jeff DeWit says he will step down next week to start a job as NASA's chief financial officer.

Jan 8, 2018

Democrat Cardenas enters race for state treasurer

The three-term legislator told the Arizona Capitol Times that after six years in the House, he felt he was ready to handle the state’s finances.

Sep 14, 2016

Forese to run for treasurer

The first candidate running for the 2018 Arizona state treasurer race announced his candidacy today.

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Dec 31, 2015

Right or wrong, DeWit climbed out on a limb in his first year

Jeff DeWit’s signature achievement from his first year as state treasurer was ensuring the eternal enmity of Arizona’s top Republican and possibly ensuring his place at the Capitol’s political margins.