Archive for November, 2011

Preliminary Results of November 2011 Bond and Override Elections

November 26th, 2011

Below are posted  the preliminary, unofficial bond and override results from the November 2011 election (as of November 9, 2011).  Results will be updated when all election returns are finalized in early December 2012. Several observations can be made: A higher percentage of bond projects was approved than of budget override measures.  (Ten of fifteen  Continue Reading >

The Arizona Capitol Times Goes on the Road to Educate Arizonans

November 26th, 2011

AEN is happy to pass on this invitation from the Capitol Times: Introducing the 2011 Arizona News Service Capitol Roadshow Join Arizona News Service, parent company of Arizona Capitol Times, as we go on the road across our state to help educate Arizonans about the legislative process. Our mission, as a non-partisan newspaper and media  Continue Reading >

Education Groups Strategize for Long-Term Public Education Funding

November 7th, 2011

What will happen to public education funding when the temporary one-cent sales tax expires in 2013? What will happen to public education funding when $538 million in corporate tax breaks go into effect in 2014. With no legislative attention being paid to these massive losses to the general fund–or to the $500 million structural deficit  Continue Reading >