The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green light to a contentious proposal that would dramatically reduce property taxes for Grand Canyon University and, in the process, raise them for others who live near the school.Read More »
For only the second time in 12 years, a legislative leader declined to sit down with the Arizona Cap...
House Minority Leader Eric Meyer came to the Capitol eight years ago almost as a fluke. In 2008, ano...
After 14 years as a state legislator, Senate President Andy Biggs won’t be returning to the Capitol ...
In Sen. Katie Hobbs’ second full session as minority leader of Senate Democrats, she had fewer votes...
Twenty lawmakers didn’t miss a single vote this year – far fewer than last year’s 35 who had perfect...
Gov. Doug Ducey has finished acting on all the bills lawmakers sent him this year – and the legislat...
At least a handful of the 1,361 bills introduced in Arizona this year match bills introduced in othe...
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed poised to add millions in spending for K-12 education when the bills reach the House floor to break a stalemate that stalled a budget deal for several days.Read More »
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a way that businesses actually want.Read More »
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlement talks after a tense two weeks of skirmishes between the two sides.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to maintain the status quo in the in the face of a proposed policy change in the budget that would make it far more difficult for overcrowded school districts to get state funding to expand.Read More »
A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a package of budget bills that outline a $9.58 billion spending plan, with a promise of amendments to the bills on the chamber’s floor.Read More »
Republican lawmakers are moving to use state funds to help privately run charter schools borrow money at better interest rates.Read More »
Two ballot referrals would regulate solar companies as public service corporations and require the Arizona Corporation Commission to change rates and rules for solar.Read More »
The Arizona House and Senate are primed for rapid movement of a $9.58 billion budget package.Read More »
The budget proposed by GOP leadership in the House and Senate dips into a massive budget surplus to make hundreds of millions of dollars in one-time expenses and millions in tax cuts, but makes few commitments to ongoing spending.Read More »