A Republican proposal barring enforcement of any federal laws affecting semi-automatic weapons or high-capacity ammunition magazines appears dead after it was pulled from consideration in the Arizona Senate over constitutional questions, the proposal's author said Monday.Read More »
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A trio of union-busting bills considered by a House committee on Tuesday met a varied fate: One passed, one was tabled to stave off a likely failure, and another was killed but later resurrected and approved when two Republican lawmakers changed their minds.Read More »
Name: Kelli Ward Chamber: Senate Party: Republican Profession: Director of medical education at Kingman Regional Medical Center; works in the emergency departments in Kingman and Lake Havasu City. Hometown: Lake Havasu City Legislative District: No. 5, which covers nearly all ...Read More »
Prosecutors on Monday asked the Arizona Supreme Court to reschedule the execution of a death-row inmate who was granted a stay of execution last year less than 24 hours before he was set to be put to death.Read More »
Gould hasn’t formally announced he is exploring a congressional run in the proposed CD4, but this week he created an exploratory committee with the Federal Elections Commission and he told our reporter today that an announcement is planned for the near future.Read More »
From his office window, real estate broker Lyle Matzdorff gaped at the semi trucks trekking back and forth along U.S. Highway 95, lugging granite blocks used to recreate the famed London Bridge in what was then a small Colorado River town.Read More »
Few measures beg for a gubernatorial veto more than this one.
Perhaps the only question left is – will the Legislature counter a veto with an override?
Critics defeated five controversial immigration measures at the Capitol this month. But their legislative victory might have only spawned a bigger, more public battle. Some of the bills’ supporters are now threatening to bring the fight to the ballot box.Read More »
“My first impression is, ‘Wow.’” — Rep. Bob Robson, R-Chandler, reacting to the Senate’s budget proposal.Read More »
Despite strong objections from Democrats and some Republicans, the Senate leadership Tuesday evening pushed ahead to debate the jobs bill, a maneuver that moves the business-tax-cutting legislation closer to passage.
Having cleared the debate, the bill now goes to the full Senate for a formal “aye” or “nay” vote, which is expected on Wednesday, Feb. 16.
Whether the measure has sufficient support to pass — it needs only 16 votes — is uncertain.