Reps. Matt Heinz and Ed Ableser were still tied after two votes in the House Democrats' Nov. 4 leadership vote, so the caucus decided to flip a coin to break the stalemate. Heinz, a second-term Tucson Democrat, won the leadership post after picking tails.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.”
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Arizona’s Medicaid program is trying to keep from breaking the bank by doling out a high-priced mira...
Rep. Debbie Lesko was elected House majority whip, beating Rep. David Stevens in the House Republicans' only contested leadership race. House Speaker Kirk Adams was uncontested in his bid for a second term in charge of the House. Rep. Andy Tobin, who served as majority whip last session, was unconsted in the race for majority leader.Read More »
A full list of Arizona's incoming freshman lawmakers.Read More »
The Senate minority caucus, which will see its numbers shrink to potentially nine members next year, has elected Rep. David Schapira, a Tempe Democrat, as leader.Read More »
Sen. Russell Pearce will lead the Arizona Senate next year after colleagues elected him to be president of the chamber during a closed-door meeting Nov. 3.Read More »
Republicans rode a tsunami of voter discontent to wrest away seats from Democratic members on Nov. 2, likely increasing veto-proof control of the two chambers of the Legislature.Read More »
For the first time in years, a full Republican delegation will go to the Legislature representing Legislative District 25.Read More »
Republicans picked up a House seat and a Senate seat in Legislative District 23, a traditionally Democratic stronghold.Read More »
Voters rejected two ballot propositions Nov. 2 that would have transferred almost $450 million from two voter-approved funds to address the state budget deficit.Read More »
Russell Pearce might have hurt his chances for Senate president when he held a press conference Oct. 19 expressing his desire to pursue legislation aimed at challenging the longstanding Constitutional interpretation that children who are born in the U.S. are American citizens, regardless of their parents’ legal status.Read More »