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 »
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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 »
In the wake of a prison break that set three convicted murderes free, Attorney General Terry Goddard called on Gov. Jan Brewer to amend her special session call to include a review of budget and privatization issues that he said have weakened Arizona's corrections system.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and legislative leaders have agreed to limit the special session to fixing ballot language aimed at preserving the right to vote by secret ballot in union elections. But that hasn't stopped lawmakers and groups from pushing for other issues to be included in the special session.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has called for a special session following the state Supreme Court's ruling that a legislative referral must be removed from the ballot because it violates the single-subject rule in the state Constitution.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers are considering another special session now that the state Supreme Court has ruled that a legislative referral must be removed from the ballot because it violates the single-subject rule in the state Constitution.Read More »
Legislative District 11 Republican candidate Dusti Morris dropped out of the race Aug. 4.Read More »
A dark cloud hanging over Arizona's budget appears to be disipating after a spending package including billions in federal Medicaid assistance cleared a major hurdle in the U.S. Senate.Read More »
Republican Kimberly Yee, a well known policy advisor, took her oath as the Legislature's newest member on Aug. 4. The Maricopa Board of Supervisors appointed Yee to the House two days before as a replacement to Doug Quelland, who was removed from office for violating campaign-finance laws.Read More »