Lawmakers are questioning how Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposed tax on Arizona hospitals won’t turn out to be a hidden tax passed on to insurance providers and patients, and some hospital providers want to ensure the assessment won’t have a negative effect on medical services.Read More »
Although all 90 seats in the Arizona Legislature are up for election Nov. 4, in reality, the partisa...
Former lawmaker David Burnell Smith, who narrowly lost a bid for the Arizona House of Representative...
One night in 2008, the Arizona Senate became the backdrop of a showdown over a referral to prohibit ...
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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...
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Requiring Arizonans to have their signatures notarized to get on the permanent early ballot list or to receive early ballots would help prevent voter fraud, a state lawmaker contends.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature has approved $500,000 in extra funding for the Independent Redistricting Commission to allow the commission to pay lawyers defending it from lawsuits.Read More »
Supporters of Arizona’s voter-approved medical marijuana system have released a new poll showing healthy support for the system.Read More »
A House Committee advanced a bill Thursday that would allow elected officials to more easily launch campaigns for another office without triggering Arizona's "Resign to Run" law.Read More »
It's early on in the Arizona legislative session, but so far the proposals described by one top Republican as "esoteric" and criticized by Democrats as unconstitutional have dominated the headlines — despite promises from GOP leaders to focus on top-tier issues such as balancing the state budget and improving education.Read More »
Name: Rosanna Gabaldon Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Democrat Profession: Sahuarita Town Council, 2009-2012. Hometown: Sahuarita Legislative District: No. 2, which includes all of Santa Cruz County as well as southern reaches of Pima County, southern parts of Tucson and ...Read More »
Name: Juan Carlos Escamilla Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Democrat Profession: Mayor of San Luis. Hometown: San Luis. Legislative District: No. 4, which stretches from southern Yuma County into southern Maricopa County and western Pima County. Committee Assignments: Agriculture and ...Read More »
Democratic lawmakers say allowing voters to register and cast ballots on the same day would increase election participation, but some county officials worry that it would further complicate the voting process.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee has approved $500,000 in extra funding for the Independent Redistricting Commission that will allow the commission to pay for lawyers defending it from lawsuits.Read More »