PHOENIX - Saying it makes Arizona a friendlier place to do business, Gov. Jan Brewer signed a major overhaul Tuesday of how the state and cities collect sales taxes and audit businesses to ensure compliance.
PHOENIX - A legislative panel approved a court-ordered rewrite Thursday to the description voters will receive before deciding whether to make permanent a 1-cent-per-dollar sales tax to fund education.
PHOENIX - Backers of an initiative to make the 1-cent temporary hike in the state sales tax permanent asked the Arizona Supreme Court Wednesday to reject Secretary of State Ken Bennett's planned ballot description of their measure.
The Star editorial board met with Arizona Republican Sen. John
McCain on April 1. Excerpts of the conversation were published
April 11 in the Star print edition, and we've collected segments,
organized by topic, of the wide-ranging interview online: