The Arizona Legislature likely will start a special session on Wednesday so lawmakers can consider asking the federal government to allow Arizona to drastically reduce medical coverage for its residents.Read More »
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measur...
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection agai...
House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse....
Just months after the Arizona House of Representatives received a $375,000 facelift, House Speaker D...
In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect...
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary. ...
Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed two bills by fellow Republicans on Monday that asked the federal government t...
Gov. Jan Brewer has unveiled an aggressive legislative agenda for the next four years that includes fundamental changes to Arizona’s personnel and retirement systems, tax codes and education system.Read More »
When the 50th Legislature opened for business on Jan. 10, it was younger and had more women, but fewer Hispanics.Read More »
National politicking in the wake of the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson has been plentiful, but the conversations ascribing blame or motive have been almost entirely absent in the halls and floors of the Arizona Legislature.Read More »
The hundreds of dignitaries, elected officials, family members and onlookers who attended Gov. Jan Brewer’s subdued State of the State address on Jan. 10 encountered more security than they would on any other day, but the changes are not likely to lastRead More »
Legislative leaders, who remember the confusion peculiar to being a new lawmaker, are working to help freshmen members begin working effectively as soon as possible, especially since they make up one-third of the House seats this year.Read More »
No opening day at the Capitol has ever resembled the one on Jan. 10, but the end of the 2011 session may not look any different from the near-century of sessions that preceded it.Read More »
If the federal government wants to borrow money, states should have a say in it, Republican lawmakers and a representative of the Goldwater Institute said Wednesday morning.Read More »
The House of Representatives will cut short its first work week of the legislative session in light of Saturday’s deadly shooting in Tucson.Read More »
To members of a notorious Kansas-based church who are planning to picket the funerals of victims of the shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona sent this message today: We don't want you here.Read More »