The Arizona House and Senate approved a stay-the-course budget that will allow for the reversal of some previous belt tightening measures as well as a rainy day fund. Read more at azcentral.com.
azcentral.com: The legislature struck a compromise and electronic billboards are now approved in Phoenix and southwestern Arizona, but nowhere else in Arizona. The governor previously vetoed the original bill and the new bill is revised.
Arizona voters will decide in November whether to allow businesses a break on property taxes for newly acquired equipment.
The Arizona House of Representatives passed a measure seeking the return of approximately 48,000 square miles of federally owned land.
AZ Central: “Gov. Jan Brewer rebuffed gun-rights advocates by vetoing for a second time a bill to allow guns on public property, and sent a strong message that such a proposal would need wider support from police, cities and the public before she would sign it.
Brewer’s veto of the bill, which could have let guns into city halls, police stations, county courts, senior centers, swimming pools, libraries and the state Capitol, was the latest setback for a push to expand the right to carry guns in public places in Arizona.”