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ATRA in the News

Chamber Business News
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Robert Clark

“Proposition 132 will provide an added degree of protection for Arizona taxpayers regarding future efforts to increase taxes in statewide elections,” Arizona Tax Research Association President Kevin McCarthy said. “Ensuring that future tax increases garner broad public support is good policy and creates needed stability in Arizona’s tax code.”

State Press Magazine
Wednesday, September 7, 2022

“'The more the taxpayers figure out the game that’s being played, that they’re paying taxes and other people aren’t, it undermines the legitimacy of the whole operation.' McCarthy.”

The Center Square
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Cole Lauterbach

With increased values come higher property tax bills, but Arizona Proposition 117 ensures homeowners in places like Phoenix don’t fall prey to a sudden increase that matches its 30% home value spike over the past year.

The Arizona Republic
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Joshua Bowling

Peoria leaders struck a deal that lays out as much as $13 million in incentives for a developer months after the Arizona Supreme Court ruled the Phoenix suburb violated the state Constitution by giving out millions for another development.