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By the Numbers: Arizona is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

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.

PIMA COUNTY: County prevails, again, in school funding dispute

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.

Arizona ranks 34th in hospital safety analysis

Arizona finished 34th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

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 ranks the poorest of Arizona counties, study finds

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.

Analysis: Maricopa County has fastest growing local economy in Arizona

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.

AZ Chamber: 'USMCA has state positioned to grow the over 200,000 jobs that depend on trade with Canada and Mexico'

The senior vice president of government relations for the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry said the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) would greatly benefit the Grand Canyon State.

Banner Health rated top employer in Arizona, study finds

Banner Health employs 43,102 workers in Arizona, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

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 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.

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