Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Governor Jan Brewer To Release Spending Plan For The Coming Year

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer will release a spending plan for the coming budget year that outlines how she wants to implement reforms at the state's Child Protective Service agency. Other key items include details of a new education funding plan that rewards schools that show improved test scores and details of a plan to cut electricity taxes for manufacturers. Today’s release will cover the plan she wants the Legislature to adopt for the 2014-2015 budget year that begins on July 1st. The governor's plan serves as a roadmap for lawmakers charged with actually passing a state budget.
 
Brewer wants CPS moved into a new stand-alone state agency. She will reveal how much money is needed to deal with a scandal revealed in November 2013 involving abuse reports that were not investigated.

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