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Approved CIPs Show Sustained Growth in Sector

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The final tally is coming in for this year’s budget season, namely, the Capital Improvement Plans for major BEX

September 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

K12 Procurement Law Change Sends Shocks

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Legislation signed by Governor Doug Ducey last week ended a statewide teacher walkout, increased teacher pay and promised BEX

May 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

CIP Talks Taking Root Around the State

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange For most Arizonans, Spring means warmer temperatures, baseball and seasonal allergies as the desert starts coming into full BEX

April 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Ducey Proposes to Reverse K12 Funding Cuts

By Ricardo Cano for The Arizona Republic Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday announced a plan he says would “reverse Recession-era cuts” to Arizona school funding and BEX

January 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

K12 Market Study Shows Irregularities

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange As a reporter and editor, it’s always a strange situation to report on your own organization. Objectivity is impossible, BEX

December 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Update on the SDLE Schools Bond Package

By Melissa Fittro for Scottsdale Independent It’s been nearly one year since Scottsdale voters approved a $229M bond package to upgrade and renovate schools within the BEX

November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

PHX Releases 1st Progress Report on T2050

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Phoenix has released its first progress report detailing plans launched and goals met during the Transportation BEX

October 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ducey Promises Not to Raid Roadway Funds

By Rebekah L. Sanders for The Arizona Republic Gov. Doug Ducey has promised to stop taking $30M in transportation money annually from Arizona cities and counties to balance BEX

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

ASU Zeroes in on Bond Money Projects

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Note: All projects listed below are in the preliminary internal planning stages, and the finance mechanism is not yet BEX

June 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mesa Ponders Transit Options

By Gary Nelson for East Valley Tribune The East Valley’s growing network of trains and trolleys could grow even more thanks to recent action by the Mesa City Council. BEX

May 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Phx Capital Improvement Plan Jumps 30%

By Rebekah Morris and Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The preliminary five-year total for the City of Phoenix Capital Improvement Plan tops $4.6B, an BEX

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Budget Offers Counties Some Relief

By Rebekah L. Sanders for The Arizona Republic Arizona counties will continue struggling to fix roads, staff sheriff patrols and make payroll next year because the state BEX

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Gilbert Growing, Investing to Meet Demand

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The Town of Gilbert is growing fast and one place that’s evident is the five-year Capital Improvement Plan. The 2018-2022 BEX

May 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Schools Sue State Over Construction Funding

By Howard Fischer for Capitol Media Services Just a year after settling one education funding lawsuit, state lawmakers face a new one, this time over what challengers say is BEX

May 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Counties Suffer After Years of Funding Sweeps

By Rebekah L. Sanders for The Arizona Republic County officials across the state are waiting anxiously for the Arizona Legislature to deliver its 2018 budget to Gov. Doug BEX

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

AZ House Budget Rejects Ducey Ed. Proposals

By Alia Beard Rau for The Arizona Republic An initial budget proposal from Republicans in the Arizona House focuses available new funds on teacher raises and school capital BEX

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

AZ Needs $105B for Infrastructure Over 25 Yrs

Source: Rose Law Group Reporter All roads led to Pinal County last week as three ADOT executives spoke in Casa Grande at a Pinal Partnership event. John Halikowkski, ADOT BEX

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Trump’s Budget Proposal: Mixed Bag for A/E/C

By Kim Slowey for ConstructionDIVE President Donald Trump has unveiled his proposal for the 2018 budget, and, as-is, it includes both potential positives and negatives for BEX

March 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Public Comment to Begin for ADOT 5-Yr STIP

Source: Arizona Department of Transportation Beginning next week, Arizonans will be able to provide input on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s annual update of BEX

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ducey Requests $600M For AZ Projects

By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez for The Arizona Republic Gov. Doug Ducey is asking President Donald Trump to consider a dozen projects for his proposed $1T infrastructure program. BEX

March 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Budget Holds AEC Challenges, Opportunities

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The FY 2018 Executive Budget proposed by Governor Doug Ducey earlier this month maintains some ongoing challenges and offers BEX

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Next Up on ASU’s Capital Plan

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Arizona State University’s capital plan for FY2017-2019 continues the institution’s solid construction and development BEX

January 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

AZ Faces Steep Costs for Road Needs

By Howard Fischer for Arizona Capitol Times Financing the state’s freeway needs could mean Arizona motorists will pay higher gasoline taxes, an entirely new sales tax on BEX

December 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

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