Anticipating a future in which many more Americans drive electric vehicles, a Democratic state lawmaker is proposing that Lohr and others like him pay a penny-per-mile tax for each mile they drive.Read More »
With Intel’s Chandler factory serving as a backdrop and an example of the kinds of high-tech manufacturing jobs he wants to bring back to the United States, President Barack Obama reprised much of his State of the Union address in Arizona during a speech today.
Standing before thousands of cheering supporters and Intel employees, Obama praised the microprocessor manufacturer as the type of company that will help create an “America built to last” – the title and theme of his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
A Tucson lawmaker is renewing a push to ban license plate coverings that thwart photo enforcement cameras, saying the products endanger the public and law-breakers alike.Read More »
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »
The most outstanding quotes of the whole session.Read More »
“They might buy us our plane ticket out of the state.” — Rep. Steve Farley, D-Tucson, discussing how the Republicans would react if the Democrats in the House ever decided to leave the state to avoid a vote, as the Democratic senators in Wisconsin did over an anti-union bill.Read More »
Legislation to ban large-capacity gun magazines like the one used in the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson has been introduced in the Arizona Legislature.Read More »
The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday did not to vote on a proposed 300 percent tax on medical marijuana in Arizona, opting instead to further investigate what effects such a tax could have.Read More »
Having shrunk in number, Democrats are more forcefully positioning themselves as the public’s eyes and ears at the Capitol.Read More »
“I will never say anything hateful or hurtful again about somebody else who I have a disagreement with because we must break this mold.” — Democratic Rep. Steve Farley, of Tucson.Read More »