Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill creating a state militia that she could deploy at any time, and for any reason.Read More »
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A pair of Republican lawmakers was on the defense yesterday after bloggers began weaving a tale of conspiracy, alleging a piece of real estate legislation was killed in exchange for a lawsuit against one of the lawmakers being settled.
But according to the two lawmakers, the issue is an overblown case of coincidence and ignorance about the mechanics of how bills move through the Legislature.
As recommendations roll in, state health officials begin tricky task of identifying impropriety in medical marijuana system
Dozens of hopeful medical marijuana patients got their medical marijuana recommendations April 15 at a large medical marijuana expo in Glendale, but the recommendations signify what may become a struggle to allow only legitimately ill people into the medical marijuana program, and to discipline or strip the licenses from doctors who wantonly sign marijuana recommendations.Read More »
University regents are asking Gov. Jan Brewer to reject a proposal that aims to wrestle away their direct authority over the University Medical Center in Tucson.Read More »
On the afternoon before sine die, House Speaker Kirk Adams decided to fire back at the political railbirds who have been speculating about a potential congressional run for the Mesa Republican.Read More »
Ray Bladine wasn’t selected to be the chairman of the Independent Redistricting Commission, but he’ll still get to play a critical role in drawing up new political lines for the state – and now he’ll get paid for his work.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Evan Wyloge discusses what the state's redistricting commission is doing this week, in their efforts to eventually deliver Arizona's new political maps later this year.Read More »
During a closed-door executive session last week, Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission selected the final two candidates vying to serve as the agency’s executive director.
The commission interviewed five candidates, selected from among several dozen more, for several hours during the private April 14 meeting, then chose two of the five for additional interviews April 20 – this time in public.
The Arizona Department of Health Services made the state’s medical marijuana rules official today by submitting them to the Secretary of State’s Office, albeit with a few slight alterations from the previous “final” version of the rules they released March 28.Read More »
Legislation to give married couples a tie-breaker preference over singles for state-arranged adoptions is headed to Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »