Lawmakers look to codify Ducey’s ban on agencies hiring lobbyists

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Arizona, Governor, Issues, News, Power Abuse, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

Arizona might soon become the 11th state in the nation to ban governmental entities from using taxpayer money to hire outside lobbyists.

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Arizona moves to reform system of tax breaks for developers

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Arizona, Crony Capitalism, Issues, News, State Budgets  /  No Comments

A tax break to the developer of luxury apartments in downtown Phoenix has sparked a battle over crony capitalism in Arizona.

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Indiana has top charter school law

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Alabama, Arizona, Education, Education Blog, Florida, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ top 10 is a mix of established charter programs and newer systems.

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Minimum wage hike threatens services for Arizona’s disabled

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Arizona, Health Care, Jobs + Growth, Labor, News, State Budgets  /  No Comments

Non-profits operating on fixed reimbursement rates from the state have been hit hard by the costs of Propostion 206.

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Arizona set to liberalize craft liquor laws

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Arizona, Issues, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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An omnibus liquor bill working its way through the Arizona Legislature would loosen, lift or streamline many of the state’s craft distilling regulations.

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Will another city spend tax money to keep its sports team? Arizona Coyotes are banking on it

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Arizona, Crony Capitalism, News, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

The Coyotes have experienced years of financial turmoil, ownership changes and taxpayer bailouts.

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