The House Appropriations committee narrowly passed a bill today that would require all university students to pay at least $2,000 of their tuition.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, received a boost today after the Senate’s most influential member said he’s behind his candidacy for Congress. “I can’t vote there, but I’d vote for Frank Antenori,” Senate President Steve Pierce told the Arizona Capitol Times today.Read More »
A state House committee has approved a bill requiring full-time students pay generally $2,000 annually toward their tuition at a state university.Read More »
A bill to generally require that full-time students pay at least $2,000 toward their annual tuition at a state university gets its first hearing Wednesday.Read More »
Phil Lovas, a 43-year-old hotel developer and Peoria Republican, will replace Rep. Judy Burges in the Arizona House of Representatives for Legislative District 4.Read More »
The anemic fundraising for Sen. Steve Smith’s build-your-own-border-fence campaign is getting some help from a professional public relations firm.Read More »
Legislative leaders are pushing ahead with their budget proposal after efforts to get the governor involved have failed.
But in going ahead, lawmakers risk alienating Gov. Jan Brewer, who has a competing budget plan.
The move could also spur the sides to begin meeting on the state’s spending plan.
The Goldwater Institute looked to a group of community organizers and Democratic operatives for inspiration for its latest school choice idea.
The institute helped draft and is advocating for SB1204, which would allow parents of students attending failing schools to close down the school, convert it to a charter school or remove the principal.
Conservative Republicans who dominate the Legislature say the timing is right to overhaul Arizona’s civil justice system, arguing the changes are needed to improve the state’s business climate.
But so far, their success has been mixed.
The Arizona Legislature filed an amicus brief Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court in the appeal of a ruling that blocked enforcement of SB1070, the state’s immigration enforcement law.Read More »