Tag Archives: House of Representatives

David Gowan: Preferring not to comment (access required)

House Speaker David Gowan (Photo by Rachel Leingang, Arizona Capitol Times)

For only the second time in 12 years, a legislative leader declined to sit down with the Arizona Capitol Times to discuss the issues of the recently completed legislative session in a question-and-answer format for our annual Session Wrap edition.

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Gowan OKs, then bars controversial group from meeting on House floor


America’s civil rights legacy has been “hijacked” by blacks, and revisionist history unfairly denigrates “English-speaking white citizens” even though they freed the slaves and ended segregation, according to a group planning a “civil rights conference” on the floor of the Arizona House of Representatives later this month.

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Reports show House travel spending more than doubled

Canning jars containing various amounts of coins

The House is required to report its spending to the Arizona Department of Administration’s General Accounting Office. Although those records don’t detail which lawmakers or staff the chamber’s travel expenses were on behalf of, they offer a glimpse of the chamber’s spending on travel in the past year.

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