State budget analysts say that taxing two smokeable products, one legal and the other illegal, could bring the state as much as $60 million per year – revenue that the state desperately needs in order to shrink the budget deficit and avoid new cuts to government programs.Read More »
The Attorney General last week asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to moot the state’s appea...
As current Speaker of the House David Gowan and former Speaker Andy Tobin stood on the steps of the ...
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Azerbaijan Connection: Arizona lawmakers pass resolutions putting themselves in the middle of international conflict
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State Rep. Albert Hale was arrested Sunday on one count of driving under the influence. Navajo County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jim Molesa confirmed that Hale, D-St. Michaels, was arrested by the state Department of Public Safety on Sunday. Authorities said Hale was picked up on State Route 277 near Heber.Read More »
Arizonans may get a chance to see who provided Gov. Jan Brewer some of the information for her book and what they told her.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature's budget analysts say a tax on electronic cigarettes could bring $6 million a year in new revenue into the state's coffers.Read More »
When Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill earlier this year that would have authorized rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft to operate in the state and regulated them differently than taxis, Uber declared that “ridesharing as we know it is dead in Arizona.”Read More »
A wave of anti-Common Core lawmakers and officials now occupy key offices in Arizona, but it may not spell the end of the controversial education standards in the state.Read More »
There’s a battle brewing over microbreweries. For Arizona’s two largest craft beer brewing companies, business is booming. In fact, Four Peaks and San Tan brewing companies are producing so much beer that they’re pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a microbrewery. They’re brushing up against state-imposed caps on the amount of beer a microbrewery can brew.Read More »
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 committees, including six committees that are either new or hybrids of past panels.Read More »
Governor-elect Doug Ducey campaigned on the slogan “opportunity for all.” For some lawmakers, the biggest opportunity he’ll bring is a chance to pass pet bills that fell victim to Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto stamp.Read More »
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare them illegal, the attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission is urging the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »