Gov. Jan Brewer plans to propose significant changes to the state's personnel system, possibly including a reduction of current job protections held by many workers.Read More »
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To balance the budget, lawmakers must cut spending, find more money or do some combination of the two.Read More »
Attorney Jeffrey Phillips has taken steps to maintain the name of his law firm, Phillips and Associates, after the Arizona Supreme Court ordered that he can’t be mentioned in advertisements or letterhead during his six-month suspension.Read More »
Growing up I was taught that here in the United States the government was basically designed to be the voice of its people, as well as do the bidding of its people. What happened to the old saying, “For the People, by the People”? Isn’t that what our revolutionary fathers fought and died for?Read More »
Arizona’s Clean Elections system may rise from the dead just long enough to slap the people who are dancing on its grave.
Rep. Ted Vogt, a Tucson Republican, plans to introduce a bill that would drastically raise the campaign contribution limits for privately funded candidates. But the voter-approved law that created the Clean Elections system may require a three-fourths vote in the Legislature to change the contribution limits, which could slam the door on a proposal that’s certain to face stiff opposition.
The Arizona Department of Health Services has released a 42-page draft of the rules that will dictate how the state’s medical marijuana program will operate.Read More »
For months, Pearce has been working on legislation to deny citizenship to those born in Arizona to illegal immigrant parents. Details are sketchy, but that’s the gist.Read More »
Republican lawmakers and the governor are moving ahead with a tax-reduction plan they say would enable Arizona to attract more businesses and jobs to the state, even though the likely result would be a heavier tax burden for homeowners.Read More »
Horne told a Tucson radio show this week his last official act as superintendent of public instruction will be to withhold 10 percent of Tucson Unified School District's state funding because it has failed to comply with a state law requiring it end its ethnic studies program.Read More »
Attorneys for 20 states fighting the new federal health care law told a judge Thursday it will expand the government's powers in dangerous and unintended ways.Read More »