A proposal that would allow the creation of new agencies to secure new regional water supplies is stalled in the Arizona House, but Speaker Andy Tobin says he's not convinced opposition from Yuma farmers means the bill won't move this year.Read More »
With just one week until Arizona’s primary election, political spending to affect legislative races ...
A group representing municipalities has conferred on Rep. Paul Boyer, R-Phoenix, the tile of “champi...
Seven months after the Arizona Capitol Times requested documents related to a spike in state-funded ...
An Arizona lawmaker indicted on food stamp fraud charges is scheduled to stand trial in November. ...
A Republican state senator wants Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate -- and slap down -- t...
Property owners can now remove unauthorized donation bins from their land without fear of losing a l...
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Generous retirement plan for politicians and judges may soon end, setting the stage for others to follow
Almost 20 years ago the Arizona auditor general warned that the retirement plan for elected officials and judges was too generous — a member could retire with an income twice as large as an employee with the same salary and years of service in one of the state's other plans.Read More »
Republican Rep. Tom Forese of Chandler sponsored three bills this session to loosen regulations on the undertaking industry, and allow them to bring on interns to do some of the work.Read More »
Full-time, nonresident college students looking for something fun to do on spring break can get a financial break on a hunting license if a bill approved by the House gets signed into law.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers often walk a fine line between passing bills that are legal and enacting ones that turn out to be unconstitutional.Read More »
Saying the American Dream is on life support and in need of help, Republican Rep. Tom Forese of Chandler beat back bipartisan opposition to his bill allowing a new type of corporation — a benefit corporation.Read More »
Residents who fear that Big Brother or others are peaking into their electronic reading list at the local public library will have no reason to worry if a bill approved by the House on March 4 becomes law.Read More »
A House bill that seeks to raise limits on campaign contributions could discourage candidates from using Arizona’s Clean Elections system, election officials warned.Read More »
By a vote of 32-27, the House on March 4 approved a bill that would assert the Legislature’s authority over employee benefits in the private sector, and prohibit any further regulation on employee benefits by any city, county, town or political subdivision.Read More »
The House passed a new version on March 6 of a bill stimulated by corruption in Colorado City.Read More »