A wall for Dreamers deal is going nowhere. An E-Verify for Dreamers deal might not fare any better. But it would be worth a try.
Sen. Allen’s one penny sales tax does too little for K-12 education. And higher ed should compete for more funding from existing tax sources through the legislative appropriations process.
Proposals to increase funding for an economic development slush fund and performance pay for schools reveal a lot.
Ducey has proposed a significant increase for K-12 education, above inflation funding. But there is room for more.
Yes to approving the interstate agreement. No to the plan to divvy up the cuts. To understand the flaws, follow the money.
Make it clear that public employee strikes are illegal and carry a penalty.
Brnovich isn’t confused or confusing in his attempt to put an end to ASU facilitating private businesses escaping property taxes. But legislation would be a better cure.
A quiet period of small-ball politics may have some merit. But it diminishes Ducey as a force.
For the first time in a decade, the state is rolling in dough. Budgets are actually more difficult when there is lots of money.
Republicans didn’t pass a budget when they were in charge. Democrats are offering a reasonable way out of the current impasse.