A sales tax break for manufacturers is going to hit most Arizona counties in the pocketbook after Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a budget provision that would have replaced their lost revenue.Read More »
A Phoenix developer has unveiled plans for a large resort in Yavapai County by 2014. ABM Development Services President Gregory Arrington says the resort would be built near Poland Junction, between Mayer and Dewey-Humboldt, at an estimated cost of about $80 million.Read More »
A panel of lawmakers today unanimously approved legislation to ensure that congressional candidates can gather signatures using the boundaries of their old districts, as well as in new ones.Read More »
Sen. Ron Gould, a veteran legislator from Lake Havasu City, today took one step closer to running for Congress.
Gould has formed an exploratory committee to determine the viability of seeking the seat in new 4th Congressional District.
In a state where unemployment remains high as much of the rest of the nation recovers from the Great Recession, Yuma stands out. The metropolitan area’s jobless rate of 15.9 percent in August was the nation’s second highest, trailing only nearby El Centro, Calif., according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.Read More »
As amended, the bill allows AHCCCS to adopt rules necessary to implement a program given available funds, providing the agency the ability to make changes to its services, eligibility and rates. Also, the bill contains an intent clause for certain transplant services that were eliminated last year to be funded, and a “notwithstanding” language that the Governor’s Office says gives the agency broad leeway to restore the services.Read More »
Yavapai County supervisors rejected the proposed construction of a meteorological tower that could have served as a test for a possible wind farm on a ranch northwest of Prescott.Read More »
This is one of a series of biographical sketches Cronkite News Service is producing about new members of the Arizona State Legislature. Each follows this format and includes a mugshot and video.Read More »
With the legislative session about to start, a commission appointed by Gov. Jan Brewer has missed a year-end deadline to recommend steps that the state can take to privatize services and improve efficiency of programs.Read More »
Newly appointed Arizona Supreme Court Justice Robert Brutinel, a Republican, will bring his rural roots and trial court experience to the bench. He edged out finalists Ann Scott Timmer, a Republican, and Diane Johnsen, a Democrat.Read More »