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COCHISE COUNTY: Cochise County to hold public hearing on 2019-2020 budget

Residents are reminded there will be a public hearing on the Cochise County budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 on Tuesday, June 25.

Arizona ranks 3rd lowest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Arizona finished 50th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Arizona finishes 34th on best state ranking

Arizona was ranked the 34th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Santa Cruz County residents is highest in Arizona

Santa Cruz County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Arizona, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in Arizona is 17th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for Arizona ranks 17th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Arizona ranks 15th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Arizona ranked in a tie for 15th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Arizona ranks 13th lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Arizona ranked 38th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Arizona posts 13th lowest property tax rate in new national study

Arizona ranked 13th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Yavapai County has fastest growing local economy in Arizona

Yavapai County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Arizona in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Poll shows most voters support term limits as Arizona vote approaches

A survey by Scott Rasmussen found that 81 percent of voters across the country favor term limits for congressional members, which a bill in the Arizona Legislature would provide.

O'Rourke supports congressional term limits as Arizona Senate vote nears

A bill currently sits in the Arizona Senate that would allow for congressional term limits, an issue that Democratic presidential hopeful and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke has been talking about for some time.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Arizona rank 35th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Arizona ranked 35th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Arizona ranks 5th lowest for state-imposed gas taxes

Arizona finished 46th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Arizona ranks 4th most reliant on federal aid

Arizona finished fourth in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Arizona ranks 17th best in corporate tax study

Arizona finished 17th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Arizona ranks 19th best in state income tax study

Arizona finished 19th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

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