Sen.-elect John McComish, a Phoenix Republican, has been assigned to a third Senate committee, proof that sometimes you have to withstand the ire of those in authority in order to see results.Read More »
The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.
All bills pre-filed until now.Read More »
After a Christmas Day assault that left Republican Rep. Frank Pratt with severe facial lacerations, a broken nose, tied up and unconscious for several hours, he still considers the area around his business in Casa Grande "fairly safe."Read More »
Proposition 302 is history and a loan is off the table, but First Things First and the Governor's Office are looking for "creative" solutions the agency can offer for the state's budget crunch.Read More »
A Republican senator who will be joining the House next year has brought along a familiar gun bill to his new chamber, even though it has failed three times in the past.Read More »
The Senate has hired a House staffer to become the chamber’s new rules attorney.Read More »
Bringing a whole new meaning to back-door politics, Gregor Knauer agreed to run for office while standing in the alley behind his Tempe home.Read More »
As debate looms in the Arizona Legislature regarding the best tax policy to foster job growth, a conservative, pro-market group is warning lawmakers against enacting incentives that benefit only certain companies.Read More »
Despite "no" votes by Sen. Ron Gould and Rep.-elect Jack Harper, a panel of lawmakers recommended extending tax credits that benefit the working poor and charities.Read More »