Glendale finished 59th on a 2019 fitness index analyzing the 100 largest U.S. cities.
Arizona finished in a tie for 34th in a Tax Foundation analysis of tax rates levied on pass-through businesses.
Arizona finished in a tie for 24th in a Tax Foundation analysis of effective car rental excise taxes – ranked from highest to lowest.
Arizona finished 25th in a ranking by the website 24/7 Wall St. of relative purchasing power within each state.
Tucson was ranked the most dangerous city in Arizona in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.
Arizona was ranked 47th in a WalletHub.com study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises Chris Taylor, 2020 U.S. House candidate from Arizona’s 1st congressional district, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Taylor is the first candidate in the race to make this commitment. The primary elections are scheduled for August 4, 2020.
Tanque Verde was ranked the richest town in Arizona in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.
Arizona finished 26th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.
Arizona finished 44th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.
South Tucson was ranked the poorest town in Arizona in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.
Twenty-nine states, including Arizona, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.
A second attempt by the state Legislature to transfer part of the state’s school funding responsibilities onto local taxpayers has been rebuffed in the courts.
OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA GOVERNOR DOUG DUCEY: Joins March Of Dimes, Sen. Brophy McGee To Sign Arianna’s Law
Governor Doug Ducey joined March of Dimes, Senator Kate Brophy McGee and members of the health care community for a ceremonial signing of SB 1040, known as “Arianna’s Law.”
Apache County was ranked the poorest county in Arizona in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.
Maricopa 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.