ATRA Newsletters: 2007

  • • Looming Budget Deficit Dominates As Legislative Leaders Address Outlook Conference
  • • Congressman Shadegg Receives ATRA's Watchdog Award
  • • ATRA Alum, Chris Kelling, Receives Outstanding Member Award
  • • 2007 ATRA Outlook Conference
  • • Secondary Property Taxes Climb 16% In 2007; Two Year Increase At 28%
  • • Fire District Levies Rise 26%
  • • School District Election Results
  • • County Special District Levies Increase 33% On Average
  • • State Average Property Tax Rate Drops Another 95 Cents
  • • State Tax Revenues Exceed $22 Billion In FY 2006
  • • Desegregation Levies Climb $6.1 Million
  • • Budget Agreement Speeds Up Tax Reform
  • • Supreme Court Of Arizona Hands Taxpayers A Victory
  • • Taxpayers Fund up to $10,094 Per Community College FTSE
  • • Proposition 101 Drives Down 2007 Primary Tax Rates
  • • Urban Revenue Sharing Climbs 61% In Two Years
  • • Governor Signs Two ATRA Tax Practitioner Bills
  • • Arizona Ranks 11th In The Nation For Average Instructional Pay
  • • April 24th Marked Arizona's Tax Freedom Day
  • • Maricopa Cities Plan Huge Property Tax Increases
  • • Statewide Community College Enrollments Drop; Funding Set To Increase
  • • Total Statewide Debt Reaches $28.9 Billion After A $2.4 Billion Boost In FY 2006
  • • Statewide Secondary Net Assessed Values Hit Record 32% Growth
  • • Justin Olson Joins ATRA Staff
  • • Fire District Levies Increase 84% Over A 5 Year Period
  • • Five-Year Growth In School Overrides Amount To 92%
  • • ATRA's Legislative Agenda Off To A Good Start
  • • Jennifer Schuldt Named ATRA Vice President
  • • Dual Enrollment Recommendations Sidelined
  • • Two Bills Move To Accelerate Reduction In Business Assessment Ratios