A new bill introduced in the Arizona House would generally bar abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.Read More »
Give money to schools to install solar panels on their roofs. Eliminate extra paperwork for homeowners seeking to install panels on their roofs. Endorse a plan that encourages utilities to invest in the state’s renewable energy industry.Read More »
Tucson businessman and sports broadcaster Dave Sitton is officially in the race to replace Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
Arizona legislators may take an in-depth look at the state's tax system, with an eye toward broadening the sales tax while phasing out the individual and corporate income taxes.Read More »
The Senate on Jan. 19 approved a two-bill package that expands a program allowing a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for contributions to groups that give scholarships to private school students.Read More »
Congressman Jeff Flake continued his fundraising dominance in the U.S. Senate race, reporting $607,000 raised in the fourth quarter of 2011.Read More »
An Arizona lawmaker is renewing his fight to allow students and professors to carry guns on campuses.Read More »
Former Congressman Matt Salmon raised $152,514 during the last quarter of 2011, bringing his total haul to $470,439 for the year.Read More »
Sex, money, the Bible and the U.S. Constitution are some of the subjects lawmakers are proposing this session to be taught in Arizona classrooms.
Most of the bills come from Republicans inspired by personal experiences, and they manage to reconcile their proposed classroom mandates with the principles of small government and local control of curriculum.
If you can’t beat them, pack up and move to a new district.
That’s the lesson that a handful of legislators are taking with them as they prepare to run in the new districts drawn by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.