The Arizona Department of Revenue will delay the implementation of a key provision of Gov. Jan Brewer’s transaction privilege tax reform package because it cannot get a new electronic portal ready in time.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...
Senate President Andy Biggs and 26 other Republican lawmakers oppose passage of a $935 million bond to rebuild Maricopa Medical Center and improve the county’s public health system.Read More »
Richard Stavneak, director of the Joint Budget Legislative Committee, said the $1 billion budget gap in fiscal 2016 assumes that this year’s shortfall will be solved with one-time solutions.Read More »
A trial court judge ruled today that the state must begin resetting inflation adjustments for public schools right away, which will come at a cost of about $317 million for fiscal-year 2015.Read More »
Just call them the “comeback kids.”
A handful of former lawmakers are poised to regain seats in the Legislature in the upcoming election, bringing with them experience and knowledge that they gained in their previous years of service.
Arizona’s Medicaid program is trying to keep from breaking the bank by doling out a high-priced miracle drug with a high cure rate for Hepatitis C to only a small percentage of patients who are in the late stages of the disease.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer won’t call a special session requested by a contractors’ industry group to postpone the implementation of her 2013 transaction privilege tax reform law.Read More »
Jockeying for Senate leadership positions has begun, and one incumbent member of the Republican’s leadership team may be in jeopardy of losing his post.Read More »
Arizona high schoolers who can’t name at least one branch of government, define the United States as a capitalist country or at least know Phoenix is the state capitol could find themselves denied a diploma.Read More »
Away from the media limelight, another political race is shaping up that will have tremendous repercussions for the Legislature’s actions in 2015.Read More »