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 »
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed ...
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a ...
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlem...
Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to maintain the status quo in the in the face of a proposed policy change...
A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a package of budget bills that outline a $9.58 billion spen...
Republican lawmakers are moving to use state funds to help privately run charter schools borrow mone...
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 »
The cozy relationship between lawmakers and lobbyists could get a little less familiar under a proposed ethics overhaul that seeks to give the public a more detailed look into Arizona politics.Read More »
The unanimous vote that Gov. Jan Brewer’s sales tax reform bill received in the House Ways and Means Committee is far from a sign of smooth sailing ahead.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers want to make it harder for citizens to put issues on the ballot.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel approved a bill that would prohibit the state or any local government within Arizona from abiding by the principles of a United Nations declaration on sustainable development.
“The truth contained within this United Nations program is something sinister and dark,” Burges testified to a round of applause in committee. “The plan calls for government to take control of all land use and not leave any of the decisions in the hands of private property owners.”
As Arizona’s population has expanded, the state’s water supply has been quickly dwindling and without action, the state will face shortfalls that could cripple its ability to grow or even endure.Read More »
From child abuse to the Golden Rule: Bill would rid state of license plates linked to private groups
Roughly 1,800 Arizonans order a Child Abuse Prevention plate every month. That translates into almost $375,000 per year that goes to programs that prevent child abuse.Read More »
An increasing percentage of bills introduced in the House and Senate are labeled technical corrections, which some lawmakers and political observers say are being abused and making it more difficult for people to track the legislative process.Read More »
A bill to prevent police from profiling motorcyclists as outlaw bikers hit a snag this week when a Democratic lawmaker introduced changes that included allowing police officers to stop bikers wearing “hate symbols.’’Read More »