Stories tagged: "taxes"


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The Republican Party’s Economic Agenda Includes Tax Cuts for Corporations and Cuts to Social Security and Medicare

Republicans have said they want to extend the Trump tax cuts, which mostly benefited billionaires and corporations; cut spending on Social Security and Medicare; and repeal the Inflation Reduction Act, which lowered the cost of prescription drugs and raised taxes on corporations.

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Sandra Kennedy Seeks Re-election to Corporation Commission on a Platform of Renewable Energy

The commission regulates electricity, water, and gas providers, and approves the rates that consumers pay. More than 300 small and large water companies are under the commission’s jurisdiction.

FILE -  Voters deliver their ballots to a polling station on Nov. 3, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. Texas has become the latest state where Republicans have rolled back access to voting methods that soared in popularity during last year’s pandemic presidential election. The Texas bill, expected to be signed soon by Gov. Greg Abbott, follows similar legislation this year in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa and some other GOP-controlled states. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
10 Measures Are on Your 2022 Ballot. Here’s What They Do.

This November, Arizonans will be asked to vote to deliver funding to rural fire departments, give tax breaks to veterans with disabilities, and even defend the ballot measure process itself.

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Here’s How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Arizona Families

The bill lowers healthcare costs, incentivizes companies to adopt renewable energies and produce clean energy products; provides consumer rebates for those products, and delivers tens of billions of dollars of direct investments to American communities—funded by taxes on billion-dollar corporations. 

Arizona Board of Regents Member Karrin Taylor Robson speaking with attendees at an event hosted by the Defend America Foundation at the Scottsdale Gun Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Can Wealthy Establishment Politician Karrin Taylor Robson Convince Voters She’s an ‘Outsider’ and Become Arizona’s Next Governor?

The multi-millionaire has tried to paint herself as an everywoman who understands the pain Arizona families are experiencing with inflation, but that could prove challenging given her family's financial interests and her plan to give herself a tax cut.

FILE - Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey gives his state of the state address at the Arizona Capitol, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. Ducey has endorsed businesswoman Karrin Taylor Robson to be his successor. Ducey on Thursday added his name to a growing list of mainstream conservatives looking to boost the businesswoman past Donald Trump-endorsed frontrunner Kari Lake. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Ducey Signs Final State Budget as Governor

The spending plan for the upcoming year uses a record surplus to invest in education and infrastructure while lowering state debt and preparing for an economic downturn.

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It’s Not Just Today—Arizona Schools Have Had Funding Issues for Decades

A 42-year-old amendment to Arizona’s constitution is proving to have dire effects on the state’s public school system.