Increases in individual income taxes and a higher-than-anticipated influx of federal funds put May’s revenue collections on solid footing, the Legislature’s budget arm reported.Read More »
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A handful of Democratic lawmakers held a press conference today to announce they are donating their special session paychecks to a nonprofit employment assistance organization and chastise their Republican colleagues for not extending federal unemployment benefits.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s deputy policy director left for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, setting off a round of staff changes on the Ninth Floor.Read More »
A group espousing California-style property tax limits has renewed its drive, filing another citizen initiative after failing to qualify for last year’s ballot.Read More »
Arizona's clemency board is set to decide Monday whether to stop or delay this week's scheduled execution of a death-row inmate convicted in the 1988 molestation and murder of a 9-year-old Yuma girl.Read More »
Congressional and legislative Republican staffers are rounding up allies and cash in the event they decide to sue the Independent Redistricting Commission to protect the party's redistricting interests. Longtime Republican operative Steve Twist is spearheading the latest effort, which has been dubbed the FAIR Trust.Read More »
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission interviewed four mapping consultant applicants Friday, but after nearly nine hours of interviews, public comments and closed-door discussion, the group adjourned without making a decision.Read More »
A live blog from the June 24, 2011 Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission meeting.Read More »
Former IRC executive director Adolfo Echeveste didn't mince words today when asked about the progress the current commission has made so far and what they need to do now.Read More »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently joined an increasingly loud chorus of voices calling for a nuanced and humane solution to this complex problem.
The church boasts a perceived conservatism and politically prominent members, but how the LDS statement will precisely influence immigration legislation remains to be seen.