For Arizona politicians, the easy part of plunging back into the nuclear-energy business is well under way - the talking part. Now come the details, which include such hurdles as finding enough water, winning federal permits and - what else? - coming up with the billions of dollars needed to pay for construction.Read More »
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Arizona will no longer take part in the landmark cap-and-trade agreement that served as the foundation of a multistate alliance formed to curb greenhouse gas emissions.Read More »
Jerry Oliver said his first few years as director of the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control were like setting up triage in a disaster zone. But while he was working on those wounds, he wasn't treating some chronic diseases that had lingered for almost a decade.Read More »
A disagreement between the Senate and the House over the timing of a bill aimed at lowering business taxes and creating jobs derailed one of the six measures the Legislature crafted during the special session.
Everything seemed to be going smoothly at first. The Senate passed all six budget bills Feb. 2 with support from both Republicans and Democrats.
A game of state agency musical chairs is bringing Kevin Tyne back into Gov. Jan Brewer's official orbit.Read More »
Terry Goddard's relationship with his possible November rival has ranged from acrimony to peaceful coexistence to something approaching disinterest.Read More »
After 10 long months of urging the Legislature to put a temporary one-cent sales tax increase on the ballot, Gov. Jan Brewer finally got her wish. After the House approved a May 18 special election and a ballot measure on ...Read More »
UPDATE: 4:14 p.m. The House will not be debating or voting on the other four special session bills today. Instead, they will do so next week.Read More »
Lawmakers began pulling double-duty yesterday, as they were called into a special session to fix the fiscal 2010 budget.Read More »
In a gubernatorial campaign season that has been almost exclusively defined by Arizona's crippling budget crisis, Attorney General Terry Goddard has been the silent candidate. Goddard has had the Democratic nomination locked up for nearly a year. But because he waited until Jan. 22 to become an official candidate, he has been able to avoid issues that don't directly affect his office. As attorney general, it wasn't his duty to provide budget solutions - and he hasn't been eager to offer any.Read More »