Lawmakers on the House Government Committee may have inadvertently violated the state’s open meetings law when they recessed while debating a bill that would subject public employee unions to the same law.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2013
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a federal judge to take over a lawsuit by an employee who claims he retaliated against her for reporting alleged campaign finance violations to the FBI.Read More »
A company that sends unsolicited spam-like text messages using an automated system would be guilty of a misdemeanor if a bill given initial approval by an Arizona House committee Thursday becomes law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer asked the Arizona Board of Regents to support her controversial AHCCCS expansion plan, arguing that it would free up general fund money for higher education.
The regents, the majority of whom are Brewer appointees, quickly granted her request, passing a resolution in support of both her overall budget plan and her proposal to increase Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Native American nations don’t get a piece of state shared-revenue the way that cities counties do, and for decades they haven’t been able to change that. But a proposal in the Legislature could help make that elusive goal a reality.Read More »
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is scheduled to attend an economic forum later this week in New Mexico.Read More »
HB 2262, authored by Rep. Tom Forese, would require scrap metal dealers to register with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. DPS would have to develop an annual report including the numbers of registered scrap metal dealers, unregistered dealers and violations by registered dealers.Read More »
Most states had better overall election administration procedures than Arizona in 2008 and 2010, according to a study released this week by the Pew Charitable Trusts.Read More »
Americans for Responsible Leadership may find itself back in court, this time in Colorado. Denver resident Marlo Edholm filed a lawsuit on Monday in US District Court in Colorado accusing ARL of making pro-Romney robocalls to cell phones in the days before the November election.Read More »