Archive for May, 2012

New Poll Finds Arizona Voters Overwhelmingly Support Increased Funding for Public Education

May 19th, 2012

A new poll by the Merrill/Morrison Institute released May 17, 2012 shows overwhelming support by Arizona voters for increasing funding for public education.   Among the findings in the poll:   97 percent of Arizona voters say¬†a top-quality public school system is either crucial (70%) or very important (27%).   More than seven in ten  Continue Reading >

Budget Deal Underway for FY 2012-2013

May 1st, 2012

News that Governor Brewer and legislative leadership reached a deal on the budget went out late last week. Today, both chambers are scheduled to consider multiple floor amendments to bills that were passed through the appropriations process in February. The budget package is expected to pass both chambers today, allowing the Legislature to sine die  Continue Reading >