Legislative Session 2017

2017 Legislative Session Summary

3 of 4 ATRA Bills Signed

0 of 13 Bad Bills Pass

9 of 18 Good Bills Pass

Good Bill/Bad Bill List of 2017

ATRA in the News

The Arizona Republic
Dustin Gardiner
Thursday, June 15, 2017

“I think it’s a particularly bad idea,” said Kevin McCarthy, president of the ATRA. “Trying to get out from underneath the reality of what we are facing ... it’s the last thing that we ought to do.”

Recent Publications


  • • Mohave Leads Counties for Property Tax Hikes
  • • Mesa Reignites Private Prison Debate
  • • Comm Colleges Pivot Amidst Student Declines
An Explanation of Arizona Property Taxes (2016 Edition)

The pamphlet was prepared to assist citizens in understanding Arizona's property tax system.

Upcoming Events

ATRA Outlook Conference
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The ATRA Outlook Conference is a half-day seminar put on annually by ATRA staff in advance of the upcoming legislative session. Public finance and tax policy experts will discuss important issues facing Arizona policymakers and key legislators will discuss their priorities before an audience of taxpayers and policymakers. This year the Conference will be at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park on November 14. Please contact the office to register (602) 253-9121.

Annual Golf Tournament
Friday, November 3, 2017

The annual ATRA Golf Tournament will be at Scottsdale's McCormick Ranch Golf Club at 12pm on November 3. Please contact the office to sign up (602) 253-9121.

Event Photos

Friday, November 18, 2016

Event Presentation