The Arizona State Legislature is getting back down to business for a new session and, as always, the primary objective will be putting together a budget for operating the state, according to Senator John Kavanagh of Fountain Hills representing District 23.
Kavanagh notes that the budget picture has a rather large bright spot this year with a $500-million carry over. However, he wants to be very cautious about how this money is handled.
“This is one-time revenue and should not be committed to on-going programs,” Kavanagh said. “We need to be on guard against the recession returning in a year or two and use restraint.”
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