IRC Executive Director Ray Bladine responded late yesterday to the tone and content of the Feb. 17 letter from OSPB Director John Arnold that was mentioned in an item in yesterday’s report.Read More »
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Arizona Republicans go to the polls this week in what could be one of the least-watched races in the presidential primary.Read More »
Republican governor and GOP Legislature are digging in for long budget fightIt may have been the opening shot to an all-out war.
While Arizonans were celebrating President’s Day on Feb. 20, legislative leaders unveiled a budget that ditched her major spending initiatives.
The Governor’s Office responded in kind, describing the legislative budget as “shortsighted” and “reckless.” Read More »
Proponents of a bill that would use state tax credits to encourage lenders to open their wallets for small businesses say they can help struggling entrepreneurs get access to much needed capital without invoking the most dreaded phrase in the debate over government incentives — “picking winners and losers.”Read More »
Until now, visions of Arizona homes powered by renewable energy have centered mostly on rooftop solar panels or huge solar power plants in the desert.Read More »
Corporations and other entities would be able to keep confidential reports they prepare on environmental problems under legislation approved by the Arizona House.Read More »
Several Republican-sponsored bills targeting government employee unions appear stalled in the Arizona Senate, a week after one such measure was approved.Read More »
Unable to shepherd an abortion bill out of a House committee, pro-life advocates are resorting to a common legislative maneuver to revive the proposal.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer threw a counterpunch at GOP lawmakers following the Monday release of their budget plan, ordering a halt to meetings between the two sides’ budget staffs until the legislative budget plan is changed to address some of her key concerns.Read More »
A state House committee has approved a bill requiring full-time students pay generally $2,000 annually toward their tuition at a state university.Read More »