Name: Lisa Otondo Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Democrat Profession: Realtor, former school teacher Hometown: Yuma Legislative District: No. 4, which stretches from southern Yuma County into southern Maricopa County and western Pima County. Committee Assignments: Education; Technology and Infrastructure. ...Read More »
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Name: Sonny Borrelli Chamber: House Party: Republican Profession: Small business owner; 22 years in U.S. Marine Corps, retiring as a gunnery sergeant. Hometown: Lake Havasu City Legislative District: No. 5, which stretches along the Colorado River from northern Yuma County ...Read More »
Name: Bob Worsley Chamber: Senate Party: Republican Profession: Owner and founder of New Mexico and Arizona Land Co., which develops energy, mineral and land projects. Previously, he was the owner and founder of Sky Mall, the in-flight shopping catalog. Hometown: ...Read More »
Public employee unions in Arizona could take a hit to their pocketbooks and their picket lines if three bills approved late Monday by a state Senate committee become law.Read More »
A House committee on Monday held a bill to allow businesses to borrow against their property taxes to purchase energy efficient upgrades for their commercial properties.Read More »
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Arizona lawmakers want to make it harder for citizens to put issues on the ballot.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel approved a bill that would prohibit the state or any local government within Arizona from abiding by the principles of a United Nations declaration on sustainable development.
“The truth contained within this United Nations program is something sinister and dark,” Burges testified to a round of applause in committee. “The plan calls for government to take control of all land use and not leave any of the decisions in the hands of private property owners.”
As Arizona’s population has expanded, the state’s water supply has been quickly dwindling and without action, the state will face shortfalls that could cripple its ability to grow or even endure.Read More »