State Capitol News

State Capitol News
11:54 am
Fri July 31, 2009

Republicans hunting for budget votes

Phoenix, AZ – Senate Republican leaders are trying to round up the votes for
the budget deal they negotiated the governor after the session
collapsed this morning when several of their members refused to
go along.

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9:46 am
Thu July 30, 2009

Latest budget fix includes one cent tax

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3:10 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

New AZ Supreme Court judge shifts balance

Phoenix, AZ – Gov. Jan Brewer picked John Pelander, a member of her own
Republican party, to fill the seat being vacated by retiring
Justice Ruth McGregor, a Democrat. Brewer said Pelander is the
kind of judge she wants on the bench.

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11:57 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Republicans pushing plan to lower taxes

Phoenix, AZ – Republican legislators are pushing a plan to balance the budget
that actually would lower taxes in future years.

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11:40 am
Mon July 27, 2009

Arizona near bottom in school funding

Phoenix, AZ – A new report today shows that when it comes to funding schools,
most other states spend more.

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5:31 pm
Thu July 23, 2009

Arizonans support temporary tax hike

Phoenix, AZ – Voters appear more willing to pay more to the state on items
already taxed than they are to expand the list of what is subject
to the levy.

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9:37 am
Wed July 22, 2009

State to get stimulus money early

Phoenix, AZ – Govenor Jan Brewer announced today the state is getting some of
its federal stimulus dollars early. But her office was less than clear about what
she intends to do with it.

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5:57 pm
Tue July 21, 2009

Governor ready to compromise on taxes

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer says she's willing to accept a Democratic
demand to let the state property tax return in exchange for their
votes to put her sales tax hike on the ballot.

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9:59 am
Tue July 21, 2009

Racetrack owners push expanded gaming

Phoenix, AZ – Track owners hope to take advantage of the state's dire finances
to get permission to open casinos.

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4:36 pm
Mon July 20, 2009

State budget deadline looms

Phoenix, AZ – A deadline is rapidly approaching for one possible solution to
the state's budget crisis.

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