Legislative Alerts

Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold

February 24, 2015

Did you know? There’s a bill at the Arizona legislature this session that would ELIMINATE the capital gains taxes on gold and silver coins! You can help ensure this bill becomes law! Sponsored by Rep. Mark Finchem, HB 2173 would make gold and silver legal tender in Arizona, and eliminate the capital gains taxes on […]

AFP-Arizona’s 2015 State Legislative Agenda

February 19, 2015J,

 AFP-Arizona 2015 State Legislative Objectives Updated 02-19-2015 Click HERE for a printable PDF version. AFP-Arizona’s state legislative policy plan for this year is outlined below and in the scoring rubric for our 2015 Legislative Scorecard, shown on Page 2 of the printable PDF version. The 2015 scorecard will be the 31st annual scorecard put out […]

Truth in Spending (HB 2380) Heading to House Appropriations Feb 11

February 07, 2015J,

HB 2380, the Truth in Spending reform bill sponsored by Rep. Justin Olson (Mesa), would protect taxpayers by requiring the Legislature to send out a news release warning taxpayers if it wants to increase state spending faster than the projected rate of growth of the state economy.  HB 2380 will be heard in the House Appropriations Committee […]

Chart: Arizona’s General Fund Budget 2003 – 2016

February 07, 2015J,

Click HERE to view a chart showing the Arizona government’s general fund spending for Fiscal Years 2003-2016. The TABOR line shows what spending would have been if Arizona had restrained its spending growth to the rate of population plus inflation. azgfbudget2003-2015updated01-19-2015