Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has weighed in on SB1070, lawmakers appear to be in no hurry to take on the sequel. While some lawmakers say Arizona should keep building on what they see as a victory in the high court and keep pushing for new legislation — including a handful of bills that failed in 2011 — many others, even some staunch illegal immigration hawks, are reluctant to go further.Read More »
Since the Arizona Commerce Authority officially launched on July 1, it has awarded $17.2 million in incentives to companies moving to or expanding in Arizona. But detailed information is available for less than half of that money.
That’s because $9.3 million has been awarded in the form of tax credits, which are defined in Arizona statute as confidential taxpayer information.
State officials in Arizona are seeking tougher disclosure requirements for businesses and unions that make independent expenditures for or against candidates.Read More »
Five lawmakers, including the Senate majority leader, have given Matt Salmon their endorsement in the upcoming congressional race.Read More »
‘I think Arizona would not be in the top 10.’ — Former Intel CEO Craig Barrett, saying Intel would not consider Arizona as a site for investment if it had to start anew.Read More »
A bill aimed at stopping the Tohono O’odham tribe from building a casino in Glendale passed the House of Representatives on a near-party line vote, but the lone Republican dissenter may keep the bill from having any effect.Read More »