Arguing that the move would make it easier to secure the chamber, Senate President Russell Pearce on Tuesday issued a memo saying press conferences that are open to the public will no longer be allowed inside the Arizona Senate building.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill to give the state legal authority to go to court to take ownership of land owned by the federal government.Read More »
The Arizona Senate wants voters to decide whether to bar the use of public money for candidates' campaigns.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a proposed ballot measure that would ask voters to bar use of public money for candidates' campaigns.Read More »
Phoenix police say the girlfriend of Arizona Senate majority leader Scott Bundgaard is in custody after the two got into a fight.Read More »
The Arizona Senate on Wednesday is scheduled to consider a bill to give the state legal authority to go to court to take ownership of land owned by the federal government.Read More »
The day-by-day, play-by-play account of how one of the most sweeping tax cut packages was passed.Read More »
Despite strong objections from Democrats and some Republicans, the Senate leadership Tuesday evening pushed ahead to debate the jobs bill, a maneuver that moves the business-tax-cutting legislation closer to passage.
Having cleared the debate, the bill now goes to the full Senate for a formal “aye” or “nay” vote, which is expected on Wednesday, Feb. 16.
Whether the measure has sufficient support to pass — it needs only 16 votes — is uncertain.
Arizona lawmakers are trying to widen the state's illegal immigration crackdown with a proposal to require hospitals to confirm whether patients are in the country legally.Read More »
Uncomfortable with the sources of information voters have before judicial-retention elections, the Center for Arizona Policy is seeking more revealing electronic scorekeeping on judges’ rulings.Read More »