Get ready! If nothing changes before December 1, 2016, the new overtime rule doubles the threshold for workers who will be eligible for overtime if they exceed 40 hours per week. The new salary cap will essentially double from $23,600 to $47,476.   The Obama administration claims this will help balance the scales for middle…

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The Fountain Hills Chamber has joined our EVCCA partners in support of Proposition 123.   Proposition 123 injects $3.5 billion into K-12 education over the next decade by increasing the currently the distribution from the state land trust. It provides an additional $454 million for education in the next year alone. Proposition 123 makes this major investment in…

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Kids Care Revived Yesterday the House revived Kids Care restoration by amending the necessary language on to one of Senator David Bradley’s (D-Tucson) bills, SB1457, which previously dealt with empowerment scholarships.  Representative Regina Cobb (R-Kingman) offered the amendment and the measure passed 38-21.  It is currently being heard in the Senate where it is expected…

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