The award for best legislative batting average for the session — the calculation of bills introduced versus bills signed into law — goes to Rep. David Livingston, a freshman Republican lawmaker from Peoria who has been vocally critical of the governor.Read More »
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The most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from the 2013 Legislative Session.Read More »
The bill moratorium that rankled lawmakers as Gov. Jan Brewer started applying pressure to pass her Medicaid expansion plan helped push her to a near-record number of vetoes in 2013.
Brewer vetoed 26 bills this year, the second highest total of her career, behind the 29 she rejected in 2011.
Gov. Jan Brewer today signed a bill designed to increase transparency in cost of common services by hospitals. She had vetoed a similar bill earlier this year.Read More »
In early March, Sens. Nancy Barto and Steve Yarbrough stayed for three days in Laguna Beach, Calif., courtesy of conservative activist and lobbyist Cathi Herrod.Read More »
The most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene this week.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill designed to force judges to hold initial child custody hearings faster, generally within 60 days.Read More »
A proposal moving though the Arizona Legislature would require a divorced mother or father who wants to move to file court notices and give a 60 day notice to the parent who doesn't have custody.Read More »
Many notable bills that seemed on their way to success this session suddenly faltered — sometimes for personal reasons, sometimes for ideological reasons and sometimes because there just wasn’t enough time to smooth out the details.Read More »
Parents with custody of their children wishing to move will have to notify the other parent to give them a chance to object under a bill approved by the Arizona Senate Monday.Read More »