In a move that potentially sets the stage for a showdown with Gov. Jan Brewer, the Senate late Wednesday passed a budget proposal that cuts more than what the governor called for in January and rejects many of her accounting maneuvers to erase the fiscal deficit.Read More »
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The Arizona Senate has canceled its regular proceedings for Wednesday so the chamber can consider a budget plan proposed by the Republican majority.Read More »
Legislation to phase in a flattened Arizona state income tax has cleared the state House.Read More »
That’s how long a person will be banned from setting foot in the Senate building after causing a disruption in the chamber, according to a memo sent today by Senate President Russell Pearce to his fellow senators.
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Luige del Puerto talks the latest turn in the story of Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard's attempt to hold on to his position and battle the controversy around his Feb. 25 domestic violence incident.Read More »
A federal judge set an April 1 hearing for arguments over the Arizona Legislature's request to become a party in the U.S. Justice Department's challenge to the state's immigration enforcement law.Read More »
If the Arizona Senate was a car, its fuel source would be defiance of the federal government.Read More »
A bill to ban texting while driving is advancing in the Arizona Senate.Read More »
Gun rights advocates are inching closer to accomplishing their long-coveted goal of allowing guns on school campuses.Read More »
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With this simple question, Sen. Andy Biggs, a conservative Republican from Gilbert, swayed the Senate into rejecting a proposal for Arizona to call for a convention in order to amend the U.S. Constitution with language that seeks to limit federal debt.