Name: Victoria Steele Chamber: House of Representatives Party: Democrat Profession: Counselor in private practice and instructor at the University of Phoenix. Hometown: Tucson Legislative District: 9, which covers north Tucson. Committee Assignments: Health; Insurance and Retirement; Transportation. Previous or Current ...Read More »
Name: Kelli Ward Chamber: Senate Party: Republican Profession: Director of medical education at Kingman Regional Medical Center; works in the emergency departments in Kingman and Lake Havasu City. Hometown: Lake Havasu City Legislative District: No. 5, which covers nearly all ...Read More »
Name: Lydia Hernandez Chamber: House Party: Democrat Profession: President of the Cartwright School District governing board. Hometown: Phoenix Legislative District: No. 29, which includes parts of west Phoenix, Glendale and Litchfield Park. Committee Assignments: Financial Institutions, Government. Previous or Current ...Read More »
Name: Jonathan Larkin Chamber: House Party: Democrat Profession: Fry’s pharmacy technician Hometown: Glendale Legislative District: No. 30, which covers parts of west Phoenix and Glendale. Committee Assignments: Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility, Higher Education and Workforce Development Previous or Current Elected ...Read More »
Rep. John Allen, R-Scottsdale, has introduced a bill that would allow graduates of online law schools to take the bar exam and become attorneys.Read More »
A House Democrat wants to make it a felony to intentionally expose others to sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphilis.Read More »
Before lawmakers decide what kind of discretionary spending they want added in the fiscal 2014 budget, Rep. John Kavanagh said they have to make a choice about whose revenue projections they’re going to believe.Read More »
Medical marijuana advocates urged Arizona lawmakers on Thursday to clamp down on unregulated marijuana clubs to ensure patients receive their recommended drugs within the guidelines of the new law.Read More »
The Capitol is bracing for what looks like another labor union battle after legislation was introduced to prohibit automatic paycheck deductions for union dues.
The issue is not new.
Two Republican lawmakers are taking slightly different tacks in their efforts to affirm Arizona students’ loyalty to their country.
One wants mandatory compliance. The other started out with the same idea, but has since had a change of heart.