A state Senate committee has approved a bill requiring one state elected official to remain in a secure location for big events like inaugurations and the state of the state address.Read More »
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A Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill that would restrict the use of restraints on pregnant inmates in Arizona.Read More »
A state Senate committee on Tuesday voted along party lines in favor of legislation to remove some inscription panels from the state's Sept. 11 memorial.Read More »
A bill endorsed by a divided state Senate committee would give Arizona an official state firearm — a Colt revolver that was popular in the West in the late 1800s.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.