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Ducey signs Az budget, with tax cut for wealthy, with just hours to go before end of fiscal year

With the start of the fiscal year less than eight hours away, Gov. Ducey signed a $12.8 billion budget — highlighted by a massive income tax cut that replaces Arizona’s progressive rates with two rates and an additional break for higher income earners to offset the effect of Prop. 208.... Read more»

Arizona Department of Education release unwittingly reveals student data

The Arizona Department of Education has asked a Phoenix reporter to destroy records it sent him that later revealed parent names and account information of more than 7,000 students in the Empowerment Scholarship Account program.... Read more»

Group hopes to stop school voucher expansion before it takes effect

When Arizona students return to school in August, a new law could make the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts available to all 1.1 million of them. Unless a grassroots group of opponents has its way.... Read more»