The Legislature has fixed an error in one of the 13 bills that make up Republicans' previously approved budget-balancing package.Read More »
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The Republican-led Legislature has approved a measure to increase the amount of tax credits that individuals can claim in exchange for contributions to groups that distribute private school scholarships.Read More »
The budget isn’t quite done yet.
Lawmakers are expected to vote again today on one of the budget bills that was originally approved last week after it was discovered they passed a version that included an amendment they never actually adopted.
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce says state lawmakers should be able to complete their 2010 regular session by the end of April.Read More »
Pro-life lawmakers looking to chip away at groups that help women get abortion services passed a bill Tuesday that essentially wipes away the ability to make tax-deductible contributions to organizations like Planned Parenthood Arizona.
Backers defended the legislation by saying Arizona law already prohibits the use of public funds for abortion. The bill, for them, reinforces this position.
A senior House Republican is working to revive one of the five immigration bills that the Senate killed last month.Read More »
The journey to privatized toll roads and pay-to-drive lanes in Arizona is a lot more like driving on a winding, mountain road than a sleek, open highway – slow and cautious, with an eye toward the pitfalls ahead.Read More »
Majority Republicans were divided as the Arizona Senate approved a temporary tax increase on employers to repay borrowing for unemployment benefits.Read More »
Arizona legislators have requested and received a budget bill back from Gov. Jan Brewer so they can fix a mistake.Read More »
Hawaii's 29th Infantry Brigade, which includes infantry units from Arizona and Guam, says it's received notice that more than 2,000 of its soldiers may deploy to Afghanistan in 2013.Read More »