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2021 State Budget Released

Governor Doug Ducey released his proposed fiscal year 2021 budget on January 17. In keeping with the governor’s “Arizona Way” theme, the budget includes investments in K-12 and higher education, child safety, public safety, infrastructure, and workforce development. Some of the budget highlights include $608 million in new K-12 investments ($175 million to complete the 20 by 2020 plan), $80 million for Arizona’s public universities ($35 million ongoing for the New Economy Initiative), $33 million to accommodate the closure of the Florence Prison, $1 million for rural tourism marketing, $45 million to fully exempt military pension pay from income tax, and $25 million in the rainy day fund. Further FY2021 budget related information can be found here, here, here and here.

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