term limits, Congress, House
Apr 14, 2023

Effort to call for congressional term limits fails

A measure that would have Arizona join other states calling for a convention of states to impose congressional term limits failed in the House as Republicans were divided on the issue.

Harris, House, ethics, disorderly behavior
Apr 11, 2023

House ethics panel rules Harris engaged in disorderly behavior 

The House Ethics Committee determined that Rep. Liz Harris, R-Chandler, engaged in disorderly behavior related to testimony she invited to a February joint elections committee. 

Borrelli, Senate, election equipment, letter, secretary of state, resolution
Apr 6, 2023

Mohave County politicians to reshuffle next year

Mohave County politicians will reshuffle themselves in 2024, including Senate Majority Leader Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, and Rep. Leo Biasiucci, R-Lake Havasu City.

infants, Hernandez, Hobbs, Senate,
Mar 31, 2023

Lawmakers approve legislation requiring doctors to offer treatment to infants

Arizona lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation requiring doctors to provide "medically appropriate and reasonable care and treatment'' to any infant born alive, regardless of whether it is likely to survive.

teacher pay, Gress, House, salaries, education, K-12
Mar 28, 2023

$10K teacher raise bill stalls; Gress hopes for bipartisan solution

A Republican measure that would give Arizona teachers a $10,000 raise over the next two years stalled as the bill sponsor hopes to reach a bipartisan agreement that Gov. Katie Hobbs can sign.

school blueprints, school floor plans, Terech, House,
Mar 28, 2023

Bill to remove school blueprints, floor plans from public access stalls

A bill to remove school blueprints and floor plans from public access has stalled in the House despite it having gotten bipartisan preliminary approval a month ago.

groceries, Hobbs, Kavanagh, Tsosie,
Mar 27, 2023

Hobbs plans to veto legislation to block cities, towns from taxing groceries

Gov. Katie Hobbs is going to veto legislation to block cities and towns from taxing groceries.

food tax, Senate
Mar 22, 2023

Measure to eliminate cities’ ability to tax food heads to Hobbs 

A Republican proposal to cut sales tax imposed on groceries by some cities passed its final hurdle in the Arizona Legislature, but it may meet a veto stamp on the ninth floor.  

ERA, Equal Rights Amendment, Martinez, Senate, House, Biasiucci, Contreras, Nguyen, Toma, House
Mar 22, 2023

GOP lawmakers block vote on whether state should ratify ERA

Republican lawmakers have once again blocked a vote on whether Arizona should ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment.

budget, Kavanagh, lawmakers, Hobbs, AHCCCS
Mar 21, 2023

Legislative leaders want to pass budget ASAP, governor’s staff says it’s ‘false urgency’

Republican Senate leaders said on Tuesday that the Legislature is working with Gov. Katie Hobbs to pass the state’s budget in the next two weeks, citing an April deadline connected to federally allocated Medicaid funding, but the governor’s staff say it’s a play to create “false urgency.” 

Democrats, House, legislature, Republicans, bills, Hastert Rule, Cano, Gress, Longdon, Shah, Alma Hernandez, Grantham, Teresa Martinez, Petersen,
Mar 9, 2023

House Dems resume voting for bills, end protest

House Democrats resumed voting in support of bills this week after voting “no” against all bills put up for a vote last week.  

Senate, Harris, Borrelli, Rogers, Kolodin, Jones, bribery, elections, Stahl-Hamilton, ethics complaint, House, panel
Mar 6, 2023

State representative files ethics complaint against Harris 

A Democrat in the Arizona House of Representatives filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Liz Harris, R-Chandler, after Harris invited a speaker that made “defamatory” allegations of bribery among elected officials in a legislative committee hearing last month.