House Speaker Andy Tobin is planning to ask lawmakers to sue the state’s redistricting commission over the constitutionality of the legislative map the panel crafted.Read More »
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The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s threatened lawsuit for more funding was once again delayed after the commission decided not to sue the state today, as originally planned.Read More »
Arizona Republican legislators are seeking to accomplish what their party mates in Congress failed to do — stop public money from going to Planned Parenthood.
With a Republican supermajority in control of the state Capitol, prolife advocates are making an all-out push to make it as difficult as possible for Planned Parenthood clinics to stay open.
Legislation aimed at barring the Arizona Corporation Commission from adopting renewable energy standards that are more stringent than what is currently in place is an unconstitutional power grab by lawmakers, the Commission’s lead attorney says.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives announced today that it would hire attorneys Craig A. Morgan and Sharon Ng of Kansas City-based firm Stinson Morrison Hecker to investigate an ethics complaint against Rep. Daniel Patterson, who is facing criminal charges of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend.Read More »
A state senator last week said she ignored a law that requires Arizonans to report taxes on their purchases from online retailers and other out-of-state businesses.Read More »
Democratic lawmakers today castigated the Republican-led Legislature and Gov. Jan Brewer for what the minority party characterized as a disastrous budget plan and an abandonment of government programs Arizonans care about.Read More »
Arizona legislators are in a crunch time in their 2012 regular session. This is the last week for most House and Senate committees to consider bills, and many committee agendas for this week are packed with legislation recently approved by the other chamber.Read More »
The House Ethics Committee will meet March 13 to consider an ethics complaint against Tucson Democrat Daniel Patterson after an ex-girlfriend claimed he physically assaulted her.Read More »
Senators on Thursday narrowly approved a proposal that more comprehensively defines bullying and also requires charter schools to adopt anti-bullying policies.Read More »