House Speaker J.D. Mesnard was right to withdraw his bill requiring schools to use half of their inflation funding for teacher salary increases, and shouldn’t revive it. But he does raise an important question: Why isn’t there more upward pressure on teacher compensation at the school level?
Trump’s approach to the Middle East is neither principled nor realistic. And it’s doomed to failure.
Trump is mostly right about Russian investigation, but keeps making matters worse.
How the Arizona Supreme Court might decide the case between the state and Tucson over guns and state shared revenues.
Two words discredit McCain’s criticism of Trump’s foreign policy regarding human rights, at least coming from McCain: Saudi Arabia.
Legislature requires cities to hold tax increase elections when the most voters will participate, but gives new life to some indefensible tax giveaways.
Although Comey should have been fired, skepticism about Trump’s reasons are warranted. Nevertheless, a special prosecutor or select committee is premature.
Ryancare relies on the states to create a sustainable individual health insurance market. That’s bad policy and a bad bet.
Time to consider a tax increase and broadening the sales tax base.
The state has a losing hand in the latest school funding lawsuit. Here are some options for the governor and Legislature to ponders, some of which the plaintiffs won’t like.