Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas offered a plan today to pump $400 million a year into schools for teacher pay.Read More »
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Shope eyes smaller districts for state representatives
Rep. T.J. Shope wants to cut Arizona’s massive House of Representatives districts in half.
The first-term lawmaker hasn’t completed his plans yet, but is strongly leaning toward a proposal that would split the House districts in half. Rather than have each legislative district elect two House members at large, Shope’s plan would create two separate House districts that would be contained within each Senate district.
Nearly three years after lawmakers started soliciting public donations to build a portion of fence along Arizona’s border with Mexico, lawmakers still don’t have a plan to build a fence with the $264,028 they have received.Read More »
Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest energy company, told regulators Nov. 6 that its parent corporation has spent $3.7 million dollars to fight for a drastic reduction to a key rooftop solar incentive in Arizona.Read More »
Grand Canyon river-rafting guides were having a good season this year. And then the calendar turned to October.Read More »
The sponsor of an Arizona bill targeting transgendered people who want to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with says he's giving up on the issue this Legislative session.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers want to make it harder for citizens to put issues on the ballot.Read More »
Rumors are swirling over the possible introduction of a ballot initiative to bring casino-style gambling to Arizona’s racetrack industry. Officials with Bennett’s office late last week had heard tales of the initiative, as had other political observers.Read More »