budget

State Budget Finalized, but with a Few Conditions

Apr 11, 2014
azcentral.com

Gov. Jan Brewer inked her approval this afternoon to a new $9.2 billion spending plan — but not before using her constitutional power to excise it of some items she doesn’t like. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

huffingtonpost.com

The budget plan adopted Monday night contains less money than Gov. Jan Brewer wanted for child welfare. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, this won’t be the last word on the subject.

State Legislature Gives Final Approval of Budget

Apr 8, 2014
phoenixnewtimes.com

State lawmakers gave final approval Monday night to a $9.23 billion budget — more than Senate Republicans originally wanted to spend, but less than sought by Gov. Jan Brewer and House members. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

State Lawmakers on the Verge of Budget Completion

Apr 7, 2014
azcapitoltimes.com

State lawmakers are putting the finishing touches this afternoon on a new budget. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Resolution to State Budget Battle May Be in Sight

Apr 4, 2014
azcapitoltimes.com

A deal to finally resolve the fight over the budget may be hung up on who is supposed to make the next move. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

State Budget Faces a Possible Veto by Gov. Brewer

Apr 2, 2014
Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

A spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate could be headed for a gubernatorial veto. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

tucsonsentinel.com

The fate of a $9.2 billion state budget could depend on lawmakers crafting a commitment for future child-welfare funding that does not actually commit them to doing anything. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

State Budget Still Causing Rifts in House

Mar 31, 2014
Nick Oza, The Republic

A promise in writing by the state House to consider more funding for child-welfare could complicate efforts today to approve a new budget. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

State Senate Examines House Budget Changes

Mar 28, 2014
azcapitoltimes.com

State senators are starting to examine changes that the House made Thursday night in the budget plan they had approved last week. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

State House Approves Budget After Spending Compromises

Mar 28, 2014
Photo by Evan Wyloge, Arizona Capitol Times

The state House approved a spending plan late Thursday after the Republican majority agreed to add funding sought by holdouts. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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