Arizona State Government Agencies
Arizona's governmental functions are conducted through a set of agencies lead by a Director and funded through the legislative budget process.
These agencies set the guidelines for implementation and can be evaluated by overall effectiveness, costs, and the amount of regulation.
Agencies That Will Be Covered by Civil Arizona
Arizona State Government Agencies: Funding & Performance
Governor Brewer's "Executive Budget: State Agency Budgets - Fiscal Year 2011" describes the funding and performance of all of the Arizona State Government Agencies. (See page 197 which lists Arizona citizens at the top of the organization chart)
At the Scottsdale Legislative District 8 Candidate Forum held September 9, 2010, Representative John Kavanagh, a fiscal conservative who serves as the House Appropriations Committee Chairman, said this about agency cuts: " We have done two years of efficiency cuts. And this was starting out from a state government that is fairly lean in terms of staffing to begin with. There are really no more, or very few, efficiency cuts (that can be made)". (at 10:10 of the debate)
Arizona State Government Agencies: Regulation
The "AZ Fact Check: Keeping Arizona Honest" site recently did an investigation on the campaign claim of Gov. Brewer concerning the amount of Arizona regulation.
Here is the "finding from their investigation:"