Gov.-elect plans accounting maneuvers, borrowing to ‘balance’ Ariz. budget.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved next year’s tentative $1.18 billion budget Tuesday, funded in part by a 62-cent increase in the primary property tax rate.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors will hold its hearing for the 2014-15 tentative county budget at today’s regular board meeting.
Pima County wants to increase the sheriff’s department’s budget. But County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says it will have to raise taxes to do so.
The three Democrats on the Pima County Board of Supervisors are proposing a 7 percent property tax rate increase for next year, or about $52 for the average single-family homeowner.
Call it the county road show.
County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry wants the Pima County Board of Supervisors to flex its political muscle at the Legislature to support raising taxes.
PHOENIX - Arizonans who bought a new car or truck last year may be helping fund the campaign to kill Proposition 204.
PHOENIX - A special election in 2010 showed that Arizonans are willing to hike their taxes if they believe it's for a good cause and for a limited amount of time.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday she's willing to work with supporters of Proposition 204 for more money for the classroom, but only after voters kill the initiative.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors is set to approve a property tax rate this morning that holds steady from this year's rate.
PHOENIX - Arizona voters will get a chance to decide if they want to keep state sales taxes the same as they are now, or let them drop back to what they were two years ago.
PHOENIX - GOP lawmakers asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to let them describe an initiative to make a temporary sales-tax hike permanent as an "increase."
PHOENIX - A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed sales-tax initiative in hopes of persuading voters to reject it, a judge ruled Thursday.
Tucsonans could see higher property taxes, water rates and zoo admission fees. But in return they would get smoother streets under the budget submitted by newly anointed City Manager Richard Miranda on Tuesday.
PHOENIX - A House panel on Wednesday approved legislation designed to get Gov. Jan Brewer to negotiate the same kind of tax-collection deal with Amazon.com that her counterparts elsewhere have obtained.
PHOENIX - State lawmakers are moving to absolve Arizonans of having to compute and pay the state sales taxes on products they ordered online.
PHOENIX - A group of educators and others hoping to preserve
higher sales taxes took the first steps toward putting the issue on