Category Archives: fiscal responsibility

To Be A “Best Value” State

Blue light special is a phrase Kmart used to use to draw attention to certain sales merchandise. It became synonymous with a discount or bargain, as in bargain basement. “It’s difficult to remember…” writes Nikelle Murphy on CheatSheet.com, “that Kmart … Continue reading

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Stop the Madness

Despite the fact that at least 75% of Arizona corporations pay only the minimum $50 in taxes each year, the Arizona Legislature recently worked to pass yet another tax credit to keep corporate tax revenue from reaching the state’s General … Continue reading

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Look beyond next election to the children

As published in the Arizona Republic on 12/28/17. Too many Arizona lawmakers are focused on their next election, not the next generation. Arizonans have been clear about their support for public education. Unfortunately, many lawmakers prefer to cater to powerful, … Continue reading

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The Will to Get it Done

Hooray for our pubic schools! Election Day 2017 saw 84% of bond and override questions approved on the ballot statewide. Voters obviously have a high level of trust in their neighborhood school districts and locally-elected governing boards. Maricopa County ballot … Continue reading

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AZ Needs Real Fiscal Responsibility

The AZ Republic recently reportedly on the reduction in state revenue caused by the Legislature cutting the budget of the AZ Department of Revenue (DOR). I’ve previously talked and written about this penny wise, pound foolish move, and this article … Continue reading

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