Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican lawmakers like to talk about the hard decisions they had to make regarding where to cut the state budget. But when it comes to their own portions of the state budget, they didn’t cut a dime.Read More »
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A legislative committee meets Thursday in response to court orders that it must change its official description of a ballot measure falls short of being a required impartial analysis.Read More »
The Legislature will have to make several changes to its official description of a sales tax initiative headed to Arizona's November ballot.Read More »
After a three-hour hearing that stretched into the early evening, the Republican-led Legislative Council yesterday approved an analysis for each of the 11 ballot measures that are expected to be voted on by the public in November. Most of the proposed analyses received bipartisan support, but two ballot language descriptions were particularly contentious.Read More »
A panel of legislators approved language for 11 ballot measures, including the proposals to raise sales taxes by 1 cent, after a contentious three-hour hearing on Monday.
But already, there are hints some of the panel’s decisions might end up getting challenged in court.
The board of a voter-approved state program for early childhood development has sued lawmakers over the description of a ballot measure that aims to eliminate the program and sweep its money.Read More »