If Arizona Democrats thought nothing could be worse than the 2010 election results, they might want to hold their collective breath as the Independent Redistricting Commission gets to work.Read More »
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Despite all the raw emotions it stirred and all the opposition it encountered, the Senate’s budget-slashing and gimmicks-busting proposal isn’t going to be state’s final spending plan.
Its most contentious aspects, more likely than not, will be softened and its most ragged edges smoothed out before it wins support in the House of Representatives and with Gov. Jan Brewer.
The Arizona Senate is advancing a budget plan with spending cuts that majority Republicans say are overdue to fit state spending to state revenue.Read More »
Senate Republicans are expected to revisit on Tuesday the issue surrounding calls by some members for Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard to relinquish his leadership position following a physical altercation with his then-girlfriend, Aubry Ballard, last month.Read More »
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce says the Senate will act Wednesday on a proposed state budget even though it doesn't have an agreement with Republican Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »
If the Arizona Senate was a car, its fuel source would be defiance of the federal government.Read More »
The vote on the firearms omnibus bill was contentious in the Senate, but some of the measure’s backers are saying it will face a tougher fight in the House — if only because it could possibly be thwarted on the very first step.Read More »
On any other day, Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard’s absence on the floor on Wednesday would have barely been noticed.Read More »
Senate President Russell Pearce has decided to limit the media’s access to legislators while on the Senate floor, although he maintained it’s not a “new rule.”Read More »
Scott Bundgaard remains majority leader of the Arizona Senate after a closed caucus of Republicans met amid controversy over his involvement in an alleged domestic violence incident.
Meanwhile, Sen. Ron Gould, the Ethics Committee chairman, is still mulling the mechanics of a potential Ethics Committee hearing into the incident.