Six moderate Republicans put on a show of force this afternoon, marching out of the House to announce that budget negotiations between them and House Republican leadership had officially reached an impasse on the Senate budget proposal.Read More »
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Two Arizona lawmakers toured a sprawling medical marijuana cultivation facility Thursday to see first-hand how the state’s regulated medical marijuana industry has come into bloom.Read More »
Long before casting their votes for Medicaid expansion and a bipartisan budget proposal, Republican lawmakers who chose to support Gov. Jan Brewer had been issued a warning: Vote yes at your own risk.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer today signed a bill designed to increase transparency in cost of common services by hospitals. She had vetoed a similar bill earlier this year.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court won't be reviewing a ruling that overturned the state law allowing school districts to spend unused bond money without asking voters.Read More »
Next time you’re dining in a fine restaurant, you may find yourself breaking bread next to a miniature horse – but at least it won’t be a ferret, squirrel or snake.Read More »
Imagine hiring a builder to add a kitchen on to your house. You agree to a price, sign a contract, and take out a loan. But without consulting you, the builder decides instead to build a garage. You would sue him for violating the contract and you would win.
This is exactly what Cave Creek School District did when it broke its contract with the voters.
A judge says legislation passed last year that would allow Arizona school districts to spend unused bond money is unconstitutional because it would benefit few districts.Read More »
As the mayor of Cave Creek, I empathize with what Gov. Jan Brewer and state legislators are facing with the state’s budget deficit. Taxes can be raised only so high and spending cut only so deep before Arizonans’ quality of life suffers.Read More »
What sticks with Kevin Kane most from the first time he received a Purple Heart in Iraq isn't the explosion that sprayed his arms and legs with shrapnel and left him hard of hearing in one ear. It's the Iraqi civilians across the street from his crippled Humvee, apparently unconcerned.Read More »