The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a ballot measure Feb. 2 that will ask voters to repeal a state constitutional amendment limiting lawmakers' ability to amend voter-mandated spending.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.”
A handful of former lawmakers are poised to regain se...
Arizona’s Medicaid program is trying to keep from breaking the bank by doling out a high-priced mira...
UPDATE: 4:35 p.m. Senate President Bob Burns acknowledged it took a significant effort by Republicans and Democrats to pass all six special session budget bills out of his chamber, even though he wouldn’t “put it in the fiscally responsible plan category.”Read More »
The Republican precinct committee from District 6 has nominated their district chairman, a party activist and a veteran committeeman to fill the Senate seat left vacant when Pamela Gorman resigned last week.Read More »
A bill that makes significant changes to the state’s laws regarding concealed weapons was passed by a party-line vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Feb. 1 Republicans on the committee voted to pass S1102, while Democrats voted against it. ...Read More »
Lawmakers began pulling double-duty yesterday, as they were called into a special session to fix the fiscal 2010 budget.Read More »
Precinct committeemen from Legislative District 6 will meet tonight to nominate three possible replacements for Pamela Gorman in the Arizona Senate. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Deer Valley Airport Restaurant.Read More »
Rep. Sam Crump, a Republican from Anthem who is in his second term, told Arizona Capitol Times he will turn in his letter of resignation today to focus his efforts on earning the Republican nomination in Arizona's 3rd Congressional District.Read More »
Based on unofficial estimates, the state missed out on more than $100 million in tax collections last year because the Legislature's cutbacks forced the Arizona Department of Revenue to lay off hundreds of employees, including auditors and tax collectors.Read More »
Republicans and Democrats couldn't be farther apart on the issues of corporate taxes and job creation.Read More »
Resignations of veteran legislators in order to run for Congress will mean losing institutional knowledge, particularly of the budget process, at a time when that acumen is most needed.Read More »