A trio of Union busting bills is heading to the House Government Committee on Tuesday, kicking off the second straight year of high-profile battles between the Legislature and public employee unions.Read More »
A coalition of unions rallied at the Capitol to oppose a slate of anti-union legislation, warning that the passage of the bills would carry dire consequences for both workers who would lose their rights and lawmakers who would lose their elections.Read More »
The Arizona Senate on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a bill that a critic called an attack on government employee unions.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
Behind an array of proposals to weaken unions is a small but influential conservative group that is partly responsible for moving Arizona’s needle to the right of the political spectrum.
The Goldwater Institute developed and drafted legislation that is now the focal point of what could be the biggest political fight at the state Capitol this year.
But now the group itself, not just its ideas, is under close scrutiny from opponents.
The turmoil over the slew of measures introduced last week to dismantle public-sector unions in Arizona was fierce, but it was also limited to the legislative committee that heard the bills.Read More »