We faced a very hard task the last two years, but we can proudly say the State budget and finances are close to being sustainable. This is good news. State revenues are picking up, but there is still much to do. With your support of voting me back to the House, I will continue to be fiscally conservative so the financial future of this fine State's vitality continues to prosper.
The Budgets for Fiscal Year 2013 contains revenue projections that are based on real economic indicators and factors in unforeseen changes in economic conditions. The budget utilizes a multi-year budgeting approach, which ensures that spending decisions made today do not compromise the state's financial outlook in the foreseeable future.
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Reduction of spending is only a partial solution. Creation of new jobs and additional revenue streams are essential to a comprehensive solvency plan for Arizona's budget - a plan that includes prudent use of existing resources, but does not raise taxes on Arizona citizens who are already overburdened in a weakened economy.