The large infusion of House members into the Senate next year and the results of the primary election have set the stage for a showdown over one of the most powerful positions at the state Capitol: the Senate presidency.Read More »
As one of his first acts as Speaker-elect, David Gowan is making some renovations to the “People’s C...
Try to change Arizona’s budget-making process, and you’re bound to bruise a few egos. Sen.-elect ...
In light of devastating projections of a $1.5 billion budget shortfall in the current and next fisca...
An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer reported finding more liquor than coffee in Rep. Albe...
Prosecutors dropped charges against Republican Rep. Bob Robson of Chandler for allegedly stealing a ...
Hoping to bring some free market principles to the prison industry, Sen.-elect John Kavanagh wants t...
Soon-to-be-freshmen representatives swarmed the halls of the state House on Dec. 8 and 9 for a two-d...
Spice is a mixture of herbs varying by the brand and sprayed with a chemical, JWH 018, that mimics the effect of tetrahydrocannibol, or THC, in marijuana. It is sold under brands including K2, Black Mamba, Wicked X. Rep. Matt Heinz said he is considering legislation that would have Arizona take steps to regulate spice once federal and state health officials offer guidance.Read More »
Rep. Adam Driggs, who is in a three-way Senate race for the Republican Party’s nomination in Legislative District 11, has received a huge boost from independent groups. But he's not the only one.Read More »
Arizona legislators are setting aside Gov. Jan Brewer's suggestion that lawmakers consider changing parts of the state's controversial immigration law.Read More »
Several Senate candidates have reported expenditures that dwarfed what their opponents got in public financing, according to the latest disclosures on the Secretary of State's website.Read More »
Lawmakers have sent a constitutional amendment to the November ballot that would guarantee workers the right to a secret vote when they decide whether to unionize.Read More »
A senior Democrat has introduced a bill to keep lawmakers from receiving a daily allowance during the ongoing special session.Read More »
The Secretary of State will accept pro and con arguments regarding a proposal that seeks to guarantee people's right to a secret ballot in forming a union.Read More »
The Senate and the House gave preliminary approval Aug. 10 to a measure seeking to guarantee the right of a secret ballot in union elections. The proposal, expected to be on the Nov. 2 ballot as Proposition 113, is meant to be a preemptive strike against possible federal legislation that would make it easier for organizers to form unions.Read More »
In almost staccato fashion, Senate and House committees on Aug. 9 approved new legislation aimed at guaranteeing people's right to a secret ballot in union elections. Gov. Jan Brewer called the ninth special session this term to fix the anti-union ballot measure, which the courts earlier ruled unconstitutional.Read More »