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Arizona State and Local Government Documents Collection


The State And Local Arizona Documents (SALAD) collection contains documents published by the State of Arizona, its Counties, incorporated Cities or Towns, or affiliated Councils of Government; documents produced under the auspices of a state or local agency, board, commission or department, including reports made to these units; and Salt River Project, a licensed municipality. ASU is a primary collector of state publications and makes a concerted effort to acquire and catalog most materials published by state and local governmental agencies.

The ASU Digital Repository provides access to digital SALAD publications, however the ASU Libraries’ non-digitized Arizona documents can be searched through the ASU Libraries Catalog. For additional assistance, Ask A Government Documents Librarian.

Publications issued by the Morrison Institute for Public Programs at Arizona State University are available in the ASU Digital Repository Morrison Institute for Public Policy - Publications Archive collection.


Date Range
2000 2016


Discusses the results of the 2010 decennial census for Arizona, with comparisons to the nation and other states, and for Arizona counties and places. Changes between 2000 and 2010 are included. In addition to the total population, the population living in households, and the population living in group quarters, the following topics are discussed: household type, race and ethnicity, age, housing units and vacancies, and homeownership. The data are available in two accompanying Excel files.

Contributors
Rex, Tom R., Center for Competitiveness and Prosperity Research, L. William Seidman Research Institute
Created Date
2011-11

This is a summary of several reports related to government finance in Arizona that have been produced by the Office of the University Economist since December 2008. Some new information has been added in an attempt to provide a complete picture. The format of this report is a brief summary by issue, sometimes accompanied by a table or chart. References are provided to the report and the page number where additional detail can be found.

Contributors
Hoffman, Dennis L., Rex, Tom R., Center for Competitiveness and Prosperity Research, et al.
Created Date
2009-03

This report summarizes the results of an economic impact analysis of the Rosemont Copper Project, an open-pit mining operation to be developed on a 15,000 acre site in Pima County about 30 miles southeast of Tucson. The analysis employed the REMI PI+ regional economic forecasting model to estimate the economic impacts of the Project for the Cochise/Pima County/Santa Cruz Counties study area, for the State of Arizona, and for the United States.

Contributors
L. William Seidman Research Institute, Arizona. Department of Mines and Mineral Resources
Created Date
2009-11

Summary -- Introduction to capital gains -- the effect of capital gains on state government -- Revenues -- Modeling capital gains in Arizona

Contributors
Hoffman, Dennis, L. William Seidman Research Institute
Created Date
2011-07

Following an analysis of economic conditions, this paper examines actions that can be taken by state governments to stimulate the economy. The only action that results in a significant near-term effect is to accelerate spending on physical infrastructure that has already been identified as needed.

Contributors
Hoffman, Dennis L., Rex, Tom R., Center for Competitiveness and Prosperity Research, et al.
Created Date
2011-10

The Phoenix metropolitan area is new by national standards, having developed primarily since World War II and particularly since 1970. However, settlement patterns were established in the 1800s, in part due to topographic features such as water courses and mountains. The war effort during World War II stimulated the growth of the Valley. After the war, a combination of events led to much faster growth. These included the desire of ex-servicemen stationed in the area during the war to return; improvements in air conditioning; charter government in Phoenix, which allowed a small pro-growth business group to gain power; and aerospace ...

Contributors
Rex, Tom R., L. William Seidman Research Institute, Morrison Institute for Public Policy
Created Date
2000-08

The statewide smoking ban that went into effect on May 1, 2007 in Arizona did not result in any distinguishable large-scale economic effect on the restaurant and bar industry in the state. However, the ban appears to have had a negative effect on some businesses and a positive effect on others.

Contributors
L. William Seidman Research Institute, Arizona. Department of Health Services
Created Date
2008-08

This report presents an analysis of the economic impacts of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (Gateway Airport) based on activity during FY 2013. It views Gateway Airport as a source of significant economic output (the production of aviation services) that creates revenues for firms, and employment and earnings for workers on and off the airport.

Contributors
L. William Seidman Research Institute, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority
Created Date
2013-09

An examination of public funding for elementary and secondary education and higher education in Arizona from historical and interstate perspectives, in light of the funding mandate expressed in the Arizona Constitution. An evaluation of public education in Arizona is included.

Contributors
Hoffman, Dennis L., Rex, Tom R., Center for Competitiveness and Prosperity Research, et al.
Created Date
2009-01

The Phoenix metropolitan area’s “favored quarter” for employment in 1995 – the metro area’s highest employment densities outside the primary core – extended from Chaparral Road in Scottsdale to Baseline Road in Tempe. Downtown and South Scottsdale’s success can be traced to being adjacent to the favored residential quarter that extends from the area around the Phoenix Mountains through north Scottsdale. In the 1990s, the favored employment quarter has been extending north in Scottsdale through the favored residential quarter. The presence of Arizona State University, proximity to Sky Harbor Airport, and access to the region’s first two freeways contributed to ...

Contributors
Rex, Tom R., Walls, Katrina S., L. William Seidman Research Institute, et al.
Created Date
2000-08