The Arizona Senate pushed budget negotiations into next week, declining to appoint senators immediately to a conference committee to hash out differences between budget proposals despite a signal that the House has enough votes for a compromise.Read More »
With marriage licenses just starting to be issued to gay couples across the state, lawmakers are alr...
The Arizona Department of Revenue will delay the implementation of a key provision of Gov. Jan Brewe...
Senate President Andy Biggs and 26 other Republican lawmakers oppose passage of a $935 million bond ...
Richard Stavneak, director of the Joint Budget Legislative Committee, said the $1 billion budget gap...
A trial court judge ruled today that the state must begin resetting inflation adjustments for public...
Just call them the “comeback kids.”
A handful of former lawmakers are poised to regain se...
Arizona’s Medicaid program is trying to keep from breaking the bank by doling out a high-priced mira...
The Arizona Legislature is apparently paying attention to Gov. Jan Brewer's message that she won't sign any bills until she sees a budget she can approve on her desk.Read More »
Arizona’s House Rules Committee killed a bill that would have given Grand Canyon University a major tax break after attorneys determined the legislation was unconstitutional. The reclassification could have saved the university roughly $750,000 a year in taxes.Read More »
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals placed a temporary hold today on an Arizona regulation requiring medication abortions to be done with U.S. Food and Drug Administration standards.Read More »
Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford questioned Sen. Steve Gallardo’s honesty in regards to his sexual orientation in a closed-door caucus meeting on Tuesday and said Gallardo should “act more gay.”Read More »
Senate Democrats held a closed-door meeting Tuesday afternoon that spiraled out of control, resulting in a bungled attempt at a vote to oust caucus leaders.Read More »
The Senate approved its latest version of a state budget Tuesday after making further cuts to a $9.2 billion fiscal 2015 spending plan approved by the House last week just as Gov. Jan Brewer indicated that those changes could spur her to veto the budget.Read More »
A spokesman for Gov. Jan Brewer said the governor has concerns with changes the Senate is making to the House-approved budget that could lead her to veto the spending package.Read More »
PHOENIX – An 8-foot-tall bronze statue of late U.S. Sen. Barry M. Goldwater unveiled Monday will be displayed at the State Capitol before heading to Washington later this year to represent Arizona at the U.S. Capitol.Read More »
The Arizona Senate delayed debate on a $9.23 billion spending plan Monday afternoon as lawmakers prepare amendments to the budget and Senate President Andy Biggs finds a means to further cut funding for district charter schools.Read More »