state elected salaries Arizona Governor Gives Raises To Aides Despite Lean Budget By Associated Press • Oct 19, 2017 AP Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has given 44 of his staffers raises of up to 20 percent despite offering teachers raises of less than 1 percent because of a lean budget. Panel Votes to Give the State Legislature an $11,000 a Year Raise By Howard Fischer • Jun 25, 2014 azatty.wordpress.com A special panel agreed this morning to ask voters whether to give state lawmakers an $11,000-a-year raise. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports. Legislator Pushes for Raises for Elected Statewide Officials By Howard Fischer • Jan 11, 2012 A retiring legislator wants to give raises to elected statewide officials. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports he may have a specific reason for that.