ATRA Newsletters: 2001

  • • Gov's K-12 Task Force Recommendations
  • • Arizona's Average Instructional Staff Pay Rank Leads Nation As A Percentage Of Per Capita Personal Income
  • • Sales Tax Expansion Debate Heats Up
  • • Property Tax Issues Focus Of Tax Committee Speakers
  • • Board Elects Kevin Kinsall Chairman At ATRA's 61st Annual Meeting
  • • Columnist Bob Robb Refutes Twisted History Of Arizona Public Policy With "Inconvenient Facts"
  • • Property Tax Levies Exceed $4 Billion Statewide
  • • Session Set To Close Budget Deficit
  • • Ways & Means Debates Deseg Levy Cap In Tucson
  • • County General Fund Budgets Up $22 Million
  • • TUSD Property Tax Hike Blamed On Prop 301 Sales Tax Increase
  • • Scottsdale Unified Deseg Levy Up 51%
  • • 5 Of 10 College Districts Raised Primary Property Taxes
  • • School District Budgets Reveal Deseg Taxation Has Reached New Heights
  • • No Tax Cuts Triggered This Year
  • • Pima County Board Adds On Yet Another TUSD Tax Increase
  • • Study Committees Begin Work
  • • TUSD Budget Includes 20% Hike In Desegregation Spending
  • • Gila County Proposes a 44-cent Increase In Primary Rate
  • • Community College Adopted Budgets
  • • School District Property Tax Increases Expected
  • • Governor Hull Vetoes Sales Tax Fix
  • • Small Tax Cut Maintains Streak
  • • Arizona's Individual Income Tax Compares Favorably
  • • Gov Signs ATRA's "Liabilities In Excess" Reform Bill
  • • Good/Bad News From 2001 Session
  • • ATRA Chairman Dick Foreman Appointed To Governor Hull's Task Force On Education Funding
  • • House Ed Rejects Limits On Capital Overrides 5 to 5
  • • Sales Tax Grandfathering Bills Moving
  • • HB2527 Expands Enterprise Zone Tax Breaks
  • • Legislative Activity In Full Swing
  • • PUHSD's Levy For "Liabilities" Halted
  • • Confusion Marks Implementation Of Prop 104
  • • Update on Public Finance & Taxation Bills
  • • Senate Finance Kills Truth In Taxation Bill
  • • Senate Rejects School District Excess Utilities Phase Down
  • • Arizona Sales Tax Reliance High
  • • State Comm College Board Adopts Dual Enrollment Rule