Requiring local governments to post audited comprehensive financial reports or the equivalent information on their websites would make it easier for citizens to see how tax dollars are spent, a state lawmaker said.Read More »
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A bill giving married couples a tie-breaker preference over singles for state-arranged adoptions is near the finish line at the Arizona Legislature amid debate that centers on what's best for children.Read More »
Higher fuel and commodity prices mean a 5 percent increase in Arizona food prices according to an agriculture trade group.Read More »
Park Service rangers mounted horses, jumped aboard motorized rafts, and set out on foot and in helicopters to clear visitors from the Grand Canyon. They searched backcountry and rafting permits to find visitors throughout the 1.2 million-acre park and told them they had to leave within 48 hours.Read More »
The Senate advanced a proposal requiring presidential candidates to prove they are natural-born Americans before they can appear on the Arizona ballot — but minus its most controversial provisions.Read More »
The budget isn’t quite done yet.
Lawmakers are expected to vote again today on one of the budget bills that was originally approved last week after it was discovered they passed a version that included an amendment they never actually adopted.
A senior House Republican is working to revive one of the five immigration bills that the Senate killed last month.Read More »
Majority Republicans were divided as the Arizona Senate approved a temporary tax increase on employers to repay borrowing for unemployment benefits.Read More »
Lawmakers have postponed a preliminary vote on a proposed requirement that President Barack Obama and other presidential candidates show their eligibility to run for the office by proving their citizenship.Read More »
Arizona legislators have requested and received a budget bill back from Gov. Jan Brewer so they can fix a mistake.Read More »