Gov. Jan Brewer’s bombshell on Medicaid expansion in her State of the State speech Jan. 14 led many Democratic lawmakers to give her proposal a standing ovation for the first time in her four years at the dais.Read More »
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The State Agency Fee Commission on Tuesday approved recommendations aimed at creating transparency and accountability in how fees are used, putting together guidelines for all agencies as well as specific recommendations for the four the commission reviewed this year.Read More »
Rep. Katie Hobbs, a Democrat from Phoenix easily fended off a challenge from former Sen. Ken Cheuvront in the central Phoenix Legislative District 24 Senate race.Read More »
Redistricting has forced some big names in Arizona legislative politics into contested races in the Aug. 28 primary election.Read More »
Jean Cheuvront-McDermott won’t be the spoiler in an intraparty fight over House seats in Legislative District 24.Read More »
Lawmakers from across the state are gearing up to take on incumbents and members of their own party in the August primaries.
What’s more, some incumbents are expected to square-off in the November general election, as well.
Democratic legislators continued to denounce what they call Republican attacks on women’s rights, criticizing today three House bills that they say would reduce women’s abilities to make their own health care decisions.Read More »
Leaders of border communities have persuaded a lawmaker to withdraw legislation that would have required the state to alert the public to dangers caused by illegal immigration. Rep. Peggy Judd, R-Willcox, made the decision after meeting Monday with a group including the mayors of Nogales and Douglas and a representative of a produce-growers organization.Read More »
This is one of a series of biographical sketches Cronkite News Service is producing about new members of the Arizona State Legislature. Each follows this format and includes a mugshot and video.Read More »
A full list of Arizona's incoming freshman lawmakers.Read More »