Arizona Senate approves $155 million in homelessness spending | State

(CENTRAL PLAZA) – The Arizona House of Representatives is currently considering a bill that would invest heavily in the state’s homeless and affordable housing problems. Senate Bill 1585 It passed the Senate on Tuesday, with 18 senators in favor and 11 Republicans voting against. This measure would provide $145 million for homeless services by creating […]

TUSD spending percentages: Instructional up, administrative down

The Arizona State General Accounting Office reported that while the Tucson Unified School District’s education share increased last year to reach its highest level since 2007, its administration share was the highest ever recorded by the General Accounting Office. Low. This data comes from a school district spending analysis for fiscal year 2022, in which […]

How Maricopa supports people, projects – and spending – amid dizzying growth

Maricopa has hired Brandon LaVorgna as its new publicist. [Lee Shappell] Part 1 of a series on examining city budgets Maricopa is not only one of the fastest growing cities in Arizona, it’s also one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. All these new people come with the need for infrastructure to support […]

Grand Canyon Caverns tourists rescued after spending night 21 stories underground

Grand Canyon Cave Tourists Rescued After Spending Night in 21-Story Underground – arizona news Has been updated: October 25, 2022 at 1:31 PM (Photo from Coconino County Sheriff’s Office) PHOENIX – Several tourists were rescued by a rope on Monday after spending the night on the 21st basement level after an elevator malfunctioned at […]

Couple rescued in Yavapai County after spending 2 nights in truck

PRESCOTT, Arizona — An elderly couple who went missing Wednesday after spending two nights stuck in a car on a snowy road in Yavapai County has been reported safe. The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office has launched a search for the couple in Spring Valley after Mike and Catherine Pena’s granddaughter was reported missing Wednesday. The […]

State House lifts spending cap on school districts | Government

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Az lawmakers, some reluctantly, take first steps to address school spending limit

With less than a month left before schools are forced to cut $1.4 billion from their budgets, lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to address the issue. “My biggest concerns are academic performance, rigor in the classroom, and preparation for higher education and careers. It seems so. Measures to allow legislators to lift looming school […]