Incoming Senate President Russell Pearce will concurrently chair the powerful Senate Rules Committee, one of the most sought after chairmanship positions in the chamber. He also named the rest of the committee chairs for the Senate.Read More »
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 ...
Governor-elect Doug Ducey campaigned on the slogan “opportunity for all.” For some lawmakers, the bi...
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare t...
The successful gubernatorial candidate who promised to balance the budget without tax hikes or borro...
The powerful Appropriations Committee of the Arizona House is getting a new chairman. Term limits...
As Arizona Democrats engage in a round of post-election soul searching after their 2014 drubbing, so...
Lawmakers get a fresh start in budget negotiations come January, when the next legislative session k...
Sen. Ron Gould, a conservative Republican from Lake Havasu City, said he would be chairing the Senate Judiciary Committee.Read More »
Rep. Steve Montenegro, a Litchfield Park Republican, was named as the next Speaker Pro Tempore on Nov. 10.Read More »
Maria Garcia, wife of the late Democratic leader Jorge Garcia, became the Senate's newest member Nov. 10 after being sworn into office.Read More »
The Arizona Senate convenes an informal session Wednesday to swear in the appointed replacement for the late Sen. Jorge Garcia and to commemorate the Tucson lawmaker.Read More »
A conservative East Valley lawmaker from the House will be the chairman of the influential Senate Appropriations Committee next year.Read More »
Just days after Sen. Russell Pearce promised he would hold off on a proposal to end birthright citizenship, several Republican lawmakers said they would move it forward instead.Read More »
The Pima County Board of Supervisors has selected Maria Garcia to replace her late husband, former Democratic leader Jorge Garcia, in the state Senate.Read More »
The first and second floors of the Capitol Executive Tower were evacuated Friday after a suspicious package was left at the Arizona Department of Homeland Security.Read More »
When 31 freshman legislators descend on the Capitol next term, their main mission will be tackling the state’s financial crisis, but before they can do that, they will have the monumental task of grasping the budget process, which can be a sensory overload of numbers, jargon, formulas, and political complexities.Read More »