Officials make little progress fixing deficit

January 2008
Inside Tucson Business;1/14/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 31, p3
The article reports on the proposals of Governor Janet Napolitano, Senator Bob Burns, and Representative Russell Pearce for the reduction of budget deficit in Arizona. Napolitano proposed to take $263 million from state budget reserves, to finance $400 million for school construction and to reduce spending by $214 million. Meanwhile, Burns and Pearce suggested to reduce state spending by $630 million and take $350 million from reserves.


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