Democratic Sen. Steve Gallardo today filed an ethics complaint against Sen. Scott Bundgaard, asking for a full-blown investigation into the February fight the Peoria Republican had with his ex-girlfriend alongside a Valley freeway.Read More »
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The chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee said today he expects a complaint to be filed against the embattled Sen. Scott Bundgaard involving his domestic-violence incident.
But if one isn’t, Sen. Ron Gould said he’ll file it himself.
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The Arizona Senate's ethics chairman says a review found some lawmakers may have violated state law by improperly accepting free football game tickets from the Fiesta Bowl.Read More »
Before the session began, Republicans crowed about the super majorities, and boasted that it would allow them to overrule Gov. Jan Brewer, should she have the temerity to veto their bills.
But Brewer vetoed 29 bills this year, including several that had overwhelming Republican support in both chambers. And despite their supermajority advantage, the Republicans in the House and Senate never once tried to override a veto.
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Gould is planning legislation for next year that would tighten regulations on gifts from lobbyists, though he isn't sure exactly what changes the bill would make.Read More »
Bumpy road for flat tax proposal Supporters call it fair, but opponents say it raises taxes on the poor
With Republicans firmly in control of the Capitol, the proposal to flatten the state’s individual income tax enjoyed a renaissance of a sort this year, albeit a brief one.Read More »
“My first impression is, ‘Wow.’” — Rep. Bob Robson, R-Chandler, reacting to the Senate’s budget proposal.Read More »