Recent Articles from Carmen Forman
Shaandiin Parrish: Pageants, politics and lover of speeches
Shaandiin Parrish is not your typical beauty queen.
Fate, court expansion give Ducey chance to reshape bench
Gov. Doug Ducey’s two terms in office will have a lasting effect on Arizona’s courts.
Bob Broscheid: Outdoorsman takes State Parks helm
Bob Broscheid considers himself to be the typical state parks visitor.
Amazon-inspired bill to halt company tax incentives appears dead
Arizona lawmakers punted on the chance to address legislation aimed at preventing another bidding war like the one Amazon created among states when it sought a location for its second headquarters.
Ducey declares Arizona ‘pro-vaccination’ state, vows to kill vaccine exemption bills
Gov. Doug Ducey promised today he will not sign several controversial bills moving through the Legislature that could lead to fewer children being vaccinated.
Ducey-backed licensing reform bill passes House
Arizona is on its way to becoming the first state in the country to automatically accept occupational licenses from other states.
Lawmakers eye buying back state buildings to save $50 million
Spending $190 million now to save $50 million by 2030 sounds like a good deal to some lawmakers who are pushing to repurchase a group of buildings the state sold off during the height of an economic downturn.
Push to legalize needle exchanges in Arizona gets new life
Following strong support in the Legislature last year for legalizing needle exchanges, a Republican lawmaker is trying again to allow drug users to legally trade in their used needles.
Lawmaker seeks $20M in groundwater funding for Pinal farmers
After the Legislature passed a broad package of water reforms last month, one lawmaker seeks additional funding for Pinal County farmers that wasn’t appropriated in the drought plan.
Ducey, Trump held secret meeting in October before rally
When President Donald Trump came to Arizona in October to drum up support for Martha McSally, he and Gov. Doug Ducey met for a private, one-on-one meeting.
Arizona lawmakers demand say on debt deals following Capitol buy-back
Lawmakers were taken by surprise when Gov. Doug Ducey kicked off the legislative session with an announcement that the state had regained ownership of some state buildings sold during a tough financial situation in 2010.
Mark Kelly first Democrat to jump into U.S. Senate race
Retired astronaut and gun control advocate Mark Kelly launched a bid for U.S. Senate on Tuesday.