Since voters passed Proposition 203 in November, the Health Department has been racing against the clock to get rules and regulations in place that will guide Arizona’s medical marijuana program. In an interview with the Arizona Capitol Times, Will Humble, the department director, previewed some of the changes coming in the final rules concerning one of the most contentious parts of the rules: how dispensary licenses will be distributed.Read More »
The Corporation Commission may lose a member if Franks jumps in the Senate race to challenge Flake, as Bob Stump told our reporter today he is very interested in a congressional bid.Read More »
Placing the “I” word in front of Redistricting Commission doesn’t mean it’s really independent.
Now that the commission is fully constituted, they'll soon begin redrawing the state's legislative and congressional lines. At stake is the state's political landscape for the next ten years. And while most everyone agrees on the gravity of task, disagreements abound on just how "independent" the panel can be.
According to data released by Smith Travel Research, an independent firm serving the hospitality industry, hotels all across Arizona lost significant business while news coverage and commentary about SB1070 roared across the country.
Now industry insiders fear the latest slate of immigration bills will trigger another jolt of negative nationwide publicity, and lead to a second big decline in business.
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Evan Wyloge discusses the way Arizona lawmakers are working to write laws that prohibit federal oversight on a number of fronts.Read More »
Once employed for such mundane issues as inmate transfers, natural resource management and state boundary definitions, interstate compacts have suddenly become the latest tool for legislators looking to buck the federal government on a slew of controversial topics.Read More »
Congressional friends of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Tucson congresswoman shot in January, are holding a campaign fundraiser next month for her 2012 election.Read More »
To most Arizonans, Jerry Colangelo is the man who brought professional basketball and baseball to Arizona. But in the years since he parted ways with the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks, Colangelo has set his sights higher.Read More »
The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday did not to vote on a proposed 300 percent tax on medical marijuana in Arizona, opting instead to further investigate what effects such a tax could have.Read More »