The governor’s Task Force on Human Trafficking wants lawmakers to enact tougher penalties on pimps who sell underage prostitutes and customers who pay them, while easing punishments against child prostitutes and treating them more as victims under the law.Read More »
With marriage licenses being issued to gay couples across the state, Republican lawmakers are alread...
In November, voters will decide whether to increase lawmakers’ salaries to $35,000 a year from $24,0...
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...
The Arizona Supreme Court sided with schools today, ruling that the Legislature violated the Voter Protection Act by not funding inflation for K-12 education three years ago.Read More »
Republican Rep. Doris Goodale of Kingman has made significant progress since suffering a severe stroke caused by a blood clot on Sunday, her twin sister said.Read More »
Higher contribution limits don’t translate into avalanche of cash
Legislators who approved a controversial election law this year and are hoping to get a serious bump in their fundraising efforts should not expect to see an avalanche of hefty checks coming their way.
Rep. Doris Goodale, a Republican from Kingman who suffered a stroke Sunday, is responding to medicine administered to thin a blood clot and is expected to make a full recovery, according to her seat-mate, who has been monitoring her condition.Read More »
A new ad hoc committee on the ambulance, medical and social service transportation industry will set the stage today for what could become a contentious battle over ambulance laws in the upcoming legislative session.Read More »
Gallardo: HB2305 unnecessary, election problems could be solved with leftover HAVA money
Several provisions of HB2305 were drafted in direct response to problems in the 2012 election, when it took 11 days to call a close congressional race and an all-time high number of voters were forced to cast provisional ballots.
Arizona’s attorney general has declined to take legal action to remove one of the state’s newest senators from office, citing a lack in clarity of state laws dictating appointments to office.Read More »
Rep. Doris Goodale, a Republican from Kingman, suffered a stroke yesterday while eating at a local restaurant and was transported to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.Read More »
New lawmakers could change dynamics of Senate
Two new lawmakers arrived at the Legislature this summer to fill vacancies in the Arizona Senate, potentially altering the dynamics of a chamber that left the Capitol bitterly divided on the issue of Medicaid expansion.