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Dec 5, 2022

Ducey: no special session to address education unless lawmakers tackle other issues

Lame duck Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday he won't call a special legislative session to deal with problems with school funding before his term ends this month until he gets a promise that lawmakers will deal with some issues on his own agenda.

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Dec 1, 2022

Ducey mum as lawmakers call for special session on AEL 

A Republican lawmaker says she has the votes to override a spending cap that could trim public-school budgets by $1.4 billion in coming months, but Gov. Doug Ducey’s office won’t say if he’ll call a special legislative session to address the issue. 

Jul 5, 2022

Voters will consider at least eight proposals in November

Arizona voters will face at least eight -- and likely as many as 11 -- proposals they get to approve or quash in November.

Jun 15, 2022

GOP lawmakers push bill to fund private school costs

In the waning weeks of the 2022 session, Republican lawmakers are trying to make every Arizona student eligible for funding to help pay for private school tuition and tying the expansion to a $400 million increase in education funding.