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City frets over state's new sales-tax collection process

City finance officials worry about delays in deposits under the state's new sales-tax collecting system.

June 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Questions surround justification for S. Tucson's secondary property tax

Questions surround justification for S. Tucson's secondary property tax

Officials from the Arizona League of Cities and Towns protest the former South Tucson finance director’s use of their letterhead in defending a secondary property tax imposed without voter approval.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

$33 million deficit to lead to service cuts in Tucson

Tucson is facing a projected $33.2 million budget deficit next fiscal year, City Manager Richard Miranda notified the City Council Tuesday.

February 04, 2014 2:43 pmLoading…

Action to curb economic inequality and climate change must top the list

The U.S. economy is still weak, with 7 percent unemployment, many millions underemployed and fewer people employed in November than six years ago.

January 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Pima County budget plan includes "small" tax hike for roads

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says he has no choice but to ask for a small property tax increase to help fund road repairs.

December 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Chuck Huckelberry: Gas tax increase: Have I lost all sense? No. I’m facing reality

Chuck Huckelberry: Gas tax increase: Have I lost all sense? No. I’m facing reality

Quality roads make sure we can do all the things that make up our daily existence; from arriving at work on time to dashing to the grocery store or the doctor’s office or soccer practice.

November 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. lawmakers vote to increase campaign contribution limits

PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to give themselves and other candidates the right to collect more money — a lot of it — from individuals and political action committees, even as they ask voters to effectively kill the option of public financing.

February 21, 2013 1:39 pmLoading…

Marana sees increases in sales tax income

In a financial report released Tuesday night, the town of Marana announced year-over-year increases in sales tax revenue from retail, contracting and restaurants.

August 22, 2012 11:00 amLoading…

Judge: Arizona legislative committee’s description of education sales tax biased

PHOENIX — A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed education sales tax to try to convince voters to reject it, a judge ruled today.

August 02, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…

Arizona lawmakers to consider proposed budget

PHOENIX— Arizona legislators are scheduled Tuesday to consider a budget compromise that’s the result of months of negotiations between Republican Gov. Jan Brewer and Republican legislative leaders.

May 01, 2012 11:01 amLoading…

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