Category Archives: Budget

Accomplishments of the 52nd Legislature

This is a summary of major bills and details on the balanced budget put together by the Majority at the Arizona Legislature. Accomplishments of 52nd Leg 5 26 16

Posted in Border Security, Budget, Education, Healthcare, Public Safety, States Rights

Big Prop. 124 win to change public-safety pensions

Proposition 124 sailed to easy victory Tuesday amid widespread support from firefighters, police officers and politicians who touted it as a way to improve the financially challenged Public Safety Personnel Retirement System. Early returns from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Public Safety

Senator Kavanagh preps for busy session

The Arizona State Legislature is getting back down to business for a new session and, as always, the primary objective will be putting together a budget for operating the state, according to Senator John Kavanagh of Fountain Hills representing District … Continue reading

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Senate President Biggs on state budget priorities

“Over the next few days and weeks, state leaders will be talking about Arizona’s budget. We will be seeking input from state agencies and the public. We’ll be analyzing revenues and spending, trying to determine the best way to meet … Continue reading

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Statement from Senator Driggs on education funding plan

“Today the Arizona Legislature passed a plan to increase K-12 funding by $3.5 billion over the next ten years. This proposal is the result of months of discussions between the Governor’s office, Republican legislative leaders and school groups. I am … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Education

Senate President Biggs on the bipartisan agreement on education funding

“For many years, Arizona has been the nationally-recognized leader in school choice. A number of our high schools are consistently ranked near the top of U.S. studies. We were one of the first states to create public charter schools. Our … Continue reading

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Statement from President Andy Biggs on Stay Being Issued in K-12 Funding Lawsuit

“The Arizona Court of Appeals has issued a stay of the lower court’s judgment in the K-12 inflation funding case. I am gratified by this decision. This ruling is an indication the court understands the ongoing efforts of the Legislature … Continue reading

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