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Analysis: State Law Takes Aim at Local Governments

A law enacted by the Arizona Legislature and signed by Governor Ducey (A.R.S. § 41-194.01) withholds state revenues from municipalities that pass measures the state attorney general decides conflict with state law.  Reportedly, the new law was targeted at Bisbee and Tucson after those cities adopted ordinances lawmakers did not favor.  However, municipalities statewide are vulnerable.

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Legislative Simulation is Eye Opener for Business Students

Every summer for the past ten years, Taylor Young, co-founder of Mandel Young, has been putting ASU Executive MBA students through a two-day simulated legislative exercise at the Arizona State Capitol. The exercise, presented in collaboration with the W.P. Carey School of Business and Cox Communications, assigns students roles as lawmakers and other actors in the legislative process.

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