A panel of lawmakers, tax experts and economists voted Thursday to recommend a series of changes to Arizona’s individual income tax code, including an eleventh-hour proposal to reduce the number of income brackets used to calculate tax rates paid by Arizonans.Read More »
A committee made up of law enforcement and criminal defense officials, members of the media and lawm...
Just one day after the First Things First board formally opposed legislative leadership’s plan to sw...
Arizona is on track to collect revenues not seen since before the beginning of the Great Recession, ...
Education funding fever has gripped the Arizona Capitol, and just about everyone has a plan. Republi...
A member of the Tempe City Council is suing over a state law that prevents cities and towns from ban...
In response to education funding plans proposed by the governor and legislative Republicans, Democra...
Democrats in the Arizona Legislature are set to roll out a school funding plan to compete with propo...
A panel of lawmakers, lobbyists and economists may recommend several changes to Arizona individual income tax code today when the Joint Task Force on Income Tax Reform meets for the final time this year.Read More »
Arizona may be the first state to consider legislation designed to hinder the National Security Agency’s ability to spy within its borders.Read More »
Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor ended her exploratory campaign and announced an official run for secretary of state, becoming the first Democrat in the race for Arizona’s number two office.Read More »
Arizona, other states retaliate against ‘revenge porn’
Sparked by a new law approved by the California legislature this fall, Arizona is one of several states where lawmakers are proposing bills to criminalize “revenge porn.”
Supporters of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission argued that the Legislature’s lawsuit against the remapping panel violates the Voter Protection Act.Read More »
The Joint Task Force on Income Tax Reform plans to meet one final time in hopes that it can agree on a series of recommendations for simplifying Arizona’s personal income tax system that could be taken up by the full Legislature in 2014.Read More »
The next frontier in Arizona’s efforts to woo manufacturers may be an exemption on the sales taxes they pay on electricity usage.Read More »
Blair Henry is a regular guy with big dreams: He wants to amend the U.S. Constitution.Read More »
In the wake of revelations that 6,000 complaints were left uninvestigated by Child Protective Services, Senate President Andy Biggs is resisting calls to give more money to one of Arizona’s most distressed and highly strained agencies — the Department of Economic Security.Read More »