Arguing that it upsets the separation of powers set up in the state constitution, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a proposal that would have directed her to enter into a compact with another state to ensure residents aren’t coerced into buying health insurance.Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill to require two most populous cities to consider awarding contracts to private businesses to perform some city services.Read More »
Arizona is getting an official firearm — the Colt Single-Action Army revolver.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has used her veto stamp on a bill that would have placed a new limit on state government spending.Read More »
An internal investigations shows that a former top deputy to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio engaged in immoral conduct and violated a range of office and county policies.Read More »
Gasoline prices around Arizona still are on the rise.Read More »
Citing a conflict of interest, Attorney General Tom Horne passed part of his investigation into the Fiesta Bowl scandal to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.Read More »
This morning, the House Republicans chose their new leadership as former speaker Kirk Adams, R-Mesa, resigned in order to launch his bid for Congress.Read More »
A state economic projection for the next two years is favorable but tempered by continued weaknesses in construction, as Arizona makes a gradual pullout from the recession.Read More »
Andy Tobin has been unanimously elected to be the new speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives as the former speaker.
He replaces Kirk Adams, who stepped down as speaker in advance of his resignation from the Legislature. Adams and his aides have not said why he is leaving, but he is widely expected to run for Congress.