PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed a $9.2 billion spending plan Friday — but not before using her constitutional power to remove some items she doesn’t like.
House Speaker Andy Tobin said Thursday that he and Gov. Jan Brewer have reached a deal on a new state budget.
PHOENIX — A $9.21 million spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate could face a gubernatorial veto because it underfunds state universities, an aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.
City Manager Richard Miranda has proposed eliminating 92 positions and trimming $25 million from the budget as a starting point to rein in Tucson’s finances.
PHOENIX — Senate Republican leaders have agreed to give Gov. Jan Brewer much of what she wants in a spending plan to avoid a gridlock on the new budget.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
The Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board voted Tuesday to eliminate seven full-time librarian positions next school year as a cost-saving measure.
PHOENIX — Fearing continued weakness in the economy, legislative budget analysts predicted Thursday the spending plan crafted by Gov. Jan Brewer will leave the state at least $600 million in the hole within three years.
PHOENIX — Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a $9.3 billion spending plan.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said today she wants Child Protective Services made into its own separate agency, headed by someone who reports directly to her.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer gives what is likely to be her final State of the State speech today, laying out her priorities for the coming year.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday with more cash available than they need to cover the basic operation of state government.
I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.
Sunnyside wants to shut down two district schools as part of an effort to close a budget gap after the district's override failed.
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
WASHINGTON - Big defense contractors are weathering the federal budget sequester far more easily than they projected, in part because they have quietly eliminated jobs over the past few years in anticipation of spending cuts.
When the kids are little, it’s easy to just go shopping and pick up whatever you think is cute.
Rachael Blackketter helps her son Joshua, 5, try on a coat at a Goodwill store while doing back-to-school shopping. Looking for their own bargains are her other children, from left, Jacob 7, Jonas 7, and America, 8. Blackketter says one of her strategies is to make a list of needs rather tha…
A "Star Wars" backpack has caught Jonas Blackketter's eye at a Goodwill store. Some moms say they wait to shop until after school starts so their kids can decide what they want based on styles other kids are wearing. They note that bargains can be found at both thrift and department stores.
Wow, school is starting for many Tucson kids in just over two weeks.