Arizona House of Representatives

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Jul 14, 2023

Protesters gather at Capitol to challenge Horne’s anti-dual language rhetoric

English learners, parents and teachers gathered at the state Capitol Thursday to protest Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne’s attack on Arizona’s dual language programs.

Oct 6, 2021

Friese plans to resign LD9 House seat

After seven years in the House, Randy Friese is stepping down. 

Jul 22, 2021

Court allows ex-lawmaker’s ouster to stand

A federal appeals court on July 22 tossed out the claims of former state Rep. Don Shooter that his rights were violated when he was expelled in 2018 from the House of Representatives.

Nov 3, 2020

Blame falls on Fernandez for Dems not taking House

Several key races in the state House remain too close to call with the first batch of Election-Day ballots counted, though Democrats, as has been the trend for the last week, are leading in early votes.

May 25, 2020

Senate to resume Tuesday to vote on House bills

State senators return to the Capitol on Tuesday with the goal of finally finishing out the on-again off-again session that began in January.

Jan 9, 2020

House GOP policy plan covers old ground, unfinished battles

Republican leadership in the House of Representatives released a general framework of policy and spending goals for the upcoming legislative session on January 9, laying out a broad-stroke vision for nine key issues to watch in 2020.

Apr 10, 2019

Bill to free hairstylists from state regulation on Ducey’s desk

Arizonans who are having a bad hair day could soon get relief from people who are not licensed by the state.

Apr 1, 2019

House suspends floor votes until Republicans at full strength

The House worked through a record-setting agenda on the floor today - not.

Mar 19, 2019

House passes bill to put more restrictions on voter registration

The state House voted Monday to create some new crimes for certain voter-registration activities in a move several lawmakers suggested will suppress voting, particularly by the young and minorities.

Mar 18, 2019

HB2523 – Stop Undermining the Will of Arizona’s Voters

In my work since the minimum wage was passed I have heard from several working class individuals that employers are cutting benefits or keeping tips and justifying these actions by telling their employees that it is the only way they can pay the minimum wage. It seems to me that our legislature’s time would be better spent strengthening the Arizona Industrial Commission, which is in charge of in[...]

Mar 4, 2019

House approves bill to allow loaded guns inside cars on school campuses

Calling it a matter of constitutional rights, the House of Representatives voted to allow parents and others to drive onto school campuses with loaded weapons in their cars.

Jan 28, 2019

The Breakdown: Is this the Twilight Zone?

We’ve got one thing on our minds this week, and chances are you’ve already guessed it.