A plan championed by Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin that would eliminate pensions for new elected officials and judges and replace them with 401(k) style retirement plans is set for its first hearing in the Arizona House Tuesday.Read More »
The Attorney General last week asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to moot the state’s appea...
As current Speaker of the House David Gowan and former Speaker Andy Tobin stood on the steps of the ...
Come Friday, you’ll be able to escape speeding tickets twice as often, sell junk food to raise money...
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled upheld the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s authority to ...
In 10 cases so far, prosecutors have been unable to file charges under Arizona statutes targeting “r...
Small charter school networks were saved from massive spending cuts today by a formal opinion of Att...
Azerbaijan Connection: Arizona lawmakers pass resolutions putting themselves in the middle of international conflict
Since 2012, the small Middle Eastern country of Azerbaijan has invited hundreds of state lawmakers f...
Name: Paul Boyer Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Republican Profession: Communication; aspiring instructor. Hometown: Phoenix Legislative District: No. 20, which covers parts of Phoenix and Glendale. Committee Assignments: Appropriations; Education; Health (Vice-Chairman). Previous or Current Elected Offices: Precinct committeeman. Highlights ...Read More »
Name: Warren Petersen Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Vice president of sales, VIP Homes; real estate broker. Hometown: Gilbert Legislative District: No. 12, which covers Gilbert and Queen Creek. Committee Assignments: Commerce; Ways and Means; Government (Vice-Chair). Previous or Current ...Read More »
Name: John Allen Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Buys and sells collector cars. Hometown: Scottsdale Legislative District: No. 15, which covers portions of the north Valley. Committee Assignments: Judiciary; Education; Insurance and Retirement (Vice-Chair). Previous or Current Elected Offices: Former ...Read More »
Name: T.J. Shope Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Republican Profession: Manager at Shope’s IGA supermarket in Coolidge. Hometown: Coolidge Legislative District: No. 8, covering portions of Pinal and Gila counties. Committee Assignments: Commerce (Vice-Chair); Agriculture and Water; Energy, Environment and ...Read More »
Name: Lisa Otondo Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Democrat Profession: Realtor, former school teacher Hometown: Yuma Legislative District: No. 4, which stretches from southern Yuma County into southern Maricopa County and western Pima County. Committee Assignments: Education; Technology and Infrastructure. ...Read More »
Name: Sonny Borrelli Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Small business owner; 22 years in U.S. Marine Corps, retiring as a gunnery sergeant. Hometown: Lake Havasu City Legislative District: No. 5, which stretches along the Colorado River from northern Yuma County ...Read More »
Name: Bob Worsley Chamber: Senate Party: Republican Profession: Owner and founder of New Mexico and Arizona Land Co., which develops energy, mineral and land projects. Previously, he was the owner and founder of Sky Mall, the in-flight shopping catalog. Hometown: ...Read More »
Public employee unions in Arizona could take a hit to their pocketbooks and their picket lines if three bills approved late Monday by a state Senate committee become law.Read More »
A House committee on Monday held a bill to allow businesses to borrow against their property taxes to purchase energy efficient upgrades for their commercial properties.Read More »