ATRA Newsletters: 2009

  • • Legislative Leaders Address ATRA Outlook Luncheon
  • • Congressman Flake Receives ATRA’s Watchdog Award
  • • Treasurer Martin Describes State’s Cash Flow Woes
  • • Larry Lucero Elected New ATRA Chairman
  • • Arizona’s State & Local Tax Burden’s About Average
  • • 44.4% Of School District Spending Measures Rejected
  • • Statewide Average Property Tax Rate Drops Three Cents
  • • ATRA Board Pulls Support For Sales Tax Referral
  • • Override Expansion Increases School District Inequities
  • • Failure Of GPLET Reform Creates Uncertainty
  • • Prop 101 Responsible For Reductions In Primary Property Tax Rates
  • • Community College Primary Levies Increase $26.1 million (4.6%)
  • • Legislature Wraps Up Regular Session; Special Session Grows State Budget Deficit
  • • Governor Brewer Signs Three ATRA Bills
  • • Primary Assessed Values Continue to Climb; Minimal Growth In Secondary Values Statewide
  • • Census Bureau Correcting Reporting Error In AZ Tax Collections
  • • Prop 203 Leads To 20% Declines In Tobacco Tax Revenues For Health Care, Education, General Fund
  • • K-12 Cash Balances Could Help Close FY 2010 Deficit
  • • ATRA Makes FY 2010 Budget Recommendations
  • • ATRA’s 2009 Legislative Program
  • • Statewide Property Tax Levies Approaching $7 Billion