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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

Mesa Voters Nix Funding, New ASU Campus

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Due to the failure of Mesa’s Question 1 on the Nov. 8 ballot, the city has announced it will not post RFQs for the planned BEX

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

School Bond Total Sets $1.4B Record

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Somewhere between the clichés of legislation resembling sausage-making – in that it’s not a pleasant process to watch BEX

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

AZ Passed Over by Federal TIGER Grants

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Late last month, the Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded nearly $500M in TIGER grants to projects throughout the BEX

August 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Mesa Voters to Consider Tax Bump

By Ray Stern for Phoenix New Times The only way Mesa residents will see their police department receive a sorely needed infusion of cash is to approve a sales tax in November BEX

August 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Infrastructure Projects Highlight Mesa CIP

By Peter Madrid for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Mesa’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget for fiscal year 2016-17 will be the biggest over the next five BEX

July 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

Federal Grant Advancing I-10 Upgrades

Source: ADOT Arizona is on track to receive a $54M federal grant helping fund two key widening projects, and adding traffic-management technology that includes a dust storm BEX

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

ADOT Approves 5-Yr CIP

Source: ADOT The Arizona Department of Transportation’s five-year construction program for state highways promotes commerce through investments in major freight and travel BEX

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Parks, Street Fixes Highlight Chandler CIP

By Peter Madrid for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The proposed 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for the City of Chandler adds neighborhood parks, continues arterial BEX

June 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rio Nuevo Plans Downtown Tucson Projects

By Becky Pallack for Arizona Daily Star Rio Nuevo plans to spend $17.4M on downtown Tucson projects related to tourism, retail and jobs next fiscal year. In a split vote BEX

June 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

ADOT 5-Year Funding Plan Declining

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Don’t hit the panic button yet: most of the drop in the Arizona Department of Transportation’s State Transportation BEX

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

ADOT Pursues Grants for Highways

Source: ADOT Improving traffic flow and safety on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson. Helping commerce move on a state route between the border and Interstate 19 in BEX

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Surprise Considering $60M Bond Measure

By Jessica Boehm for The Arizona Republic Surprise residents could soon have a new recreation center, aquatic facility and pickleball court — but only if they vote to hike BEX

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

PHX OKs Grant for Historic WPA Building

Source: Downtown Phoenix Journal Phoenix City Council today voted 7-1 in support of providing grant funding for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Building located at BEX

April 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Budget Includes $75M for Tempe Streetcar

By Chris Coppola for The Arizona Republic Nearly 70 years after the last local Valley streetcar system was shuttered — a victim of fire, automobiles and time — the BEX

February 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Congress Passes Funding for Green Building

By Bryan Howard for USGBC Congress has passed a sprawling spending bill and tax extenders package that covers funding for all federal agencies and includes short- and BEX

January 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

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