Officials in Phoenix and Tucson say it’s no longer viable to organize gun buyback programs now that a state law will require the guns to be sold back into circulation, not destroyed.Read More »
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Arizona is returning to its gold rush roots with a bill that would make precious metals legal currency.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs said Tuesday he would do “everything I can” to prevent Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal to expand Medicaid from reaching the Senate floor for a vote.Read More »
A new poll released Tuesday shows support among Arizonans for Sen. John McCain has dropped to its lowest level in 21 years, and the number of people questioned about his job performance who rated it as "poor" is the highest ever.Read More »
Navajo Nation lawmakers have put off voting on a lease extension for a coal-fired power plant over concerns about water use, pollution, the federal government's role in the power plant and a negotiating team that didn't include any of the lawmakers.Read More »
Figuring out how to avoid Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto pen is a guessing game that leaves even some of the most seasoned veterans at the Capitol perplexed.
Many lawmakers and lobbyists say there are no hard and fast guidelines for avoiding a veto from a governor who vetoed 91 bills in her first four legislative sessions.
The Navajo Nation will spend $2.3 million to study the purchase of a coal mine in the Four Corners region.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Wednesday another ban on synthetic marijuana, touting it as a new tool for law enforcement officials struggling to go after the evolving chemical configurations that make up synthetic drugs.Read More »
State Senate President Andy Biggs strongly indicated today he will allow a vote on Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan even though he’s adamantly opposed to it.Read More »
As the country’s attention shifts to two cases on same-sex marriage that are before the US Supreme Court this week, Center for Arizona Policy President Cathi Herrod made a vigorous argument in defense of marriage between a man and a woman, telling supporters in an email that it is the “engine that drives the country.”Read More »