ATRA Newsletters: 2005

  • • Gretchen Kitchel Reelected 2006 ATRA Chairman
  • • Key Legislators Address ATRA Outlook Conference
  • • Governor's Budget Director Offers Fiscal Perspective
  • • McCarthy, Keith Russell Focus On Property Taxes
  • • ATRA Honors Cathy Connolly
  • • County General Fund Budgets Climb 11.5%, Topping $2 Billion
  • • Highest Combined Tax Rates For 2005 By County
  • • Gov's Veto Allows Rates To Increase In Highly Burdened School Districts
  • • JTED Mess Gets Worse
  • • Property Valuations Climb 10%, 5-year Growth At 54%
  • • Committee on Hayden Property Taxes Adopts Recommendations
  • • Community College Adopted Budgets Up 9.7%
  • • Intel Announcement Jump Starts Sales Factor Change
  • • Yuma County Creates Public Health Services District Without Voter Approval
  • • State GF Budget Climbs 14% For FY 2006
  • • Pima County Increasing Special District Taxes
  • • Town Of Hayden Receives Award For Demolishing Buildings
  • • Property Tax Reform Signed Into Law
  • • J. Elliott Hibbs Receives ATRA Good Government Award
  • • Two More Successes For Tax Practitioners Bills
  • • Governor Signs Sales Factor Bill
  • • Governor Signs Municipal Sales Tax Refund Legislation
  • • Governor Vetoes Deseg/OCR Property Tax Reform
  • • A Snapshot of Statewide Debt
  • • 2005 Valuation Growth Reaches 10%
  • • Governor Napolitano Vetoes Property Tax Reform Bill Along With Budget Bills
  • • ATRA Tax Practitioner Committee Bills Progressing
  • • Desg/OCR Funding Reform Now Up To State Senate
  • • Statewide Effective Property Tax Rates Reflect Inequitable Distribution Of Tax Burden
  • • Improving Arizona's Financial Management; State Budget Recommendations