ATRA in the News

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.

The Center Square
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Cole Lauterbach

Kudos to the [Board of Supervisors] for reducing the primary property tax rate below the Truth in Taxation requirement,” ATRA Senior Analyst Sean McCarthy said Tuesday. “Now let's do the same with County Flood and Library Districts.”

Arizona Capitol Times
Friday, April 16, 2021
Greta Forslund

McCarthy said the bottom line for transparency-related bills is making sure tax information is easily accessible online and that it is presented in a way that is useful to the general public.