Adams drew attention today to a House bill that would send $5 million to Babeu to allow the Pinal County Sheriff's Office to purchase equipment for an anti-smuggling task force, but some railbirds speculated the move was less about fighting smuggling than it was about congressional jockeying with Pearce.Read More »
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A caller claiming to be associated with the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Push Coalition left a message with Adams yesterday: You're going to face a recall.Read More »
In pursuing pension-reform, Speaker Adams travels a lonely road, and Sen. Yarbrough stops for visits along the way.
Two bills — one still embryonic, one written and ready — represent the common goal of reforming the state’s pension system. They also represent two very different approaches to legislation.
The day-by-day, play-by-play account of how one of the most sweeping tax cut packages was passed.Read More »
An amended pension-reform bill, sponsored by Arizona Speaker of the House Kirk Adams, barely survived a stormy House committee hearing on Thursday.Read More »
A bill introduced by a top Arizona legislative leader would make sweeping changes to the state's public employee retirement systems, mostly affecting new hires but also current employees to some degree.Read More »
Amid quiet sniping from Republican lawmakers, one of Gov. Jan Brewer’s economic recovery planks appears near death.Read More »
The top two legislative leaders of the Arizona House of Representatives have selected the first two member of the Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams says Gov. Jan Brewer and top Republican legislative leaders are near agreement on a package of business tax cuts and other steps intended to boost economic development.Read More »
A House committee on Tuesday endorsed legislation that would allow the House speaker and Senate president to initiate legal proceedings and appear on behalf of their chambers in support of SB 1070.Read More »