budget package

Mar 18, 2014

House preparing to move own budget as Tobin expresses concern about Senate plan

The House is taking its first steps toward introducing its own budget proposal as a counter to the proposal the Senate introduced late Monday.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer explains during an impromptu press conference following the passage of her Medicaid expansion plan that she and her advisors had considered having the legislative leadership ousted in order to pass it. (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Jun 13, 2013

Brewer, coalition called off plan to oust GOP leaders

Gov. Jan Brewer confirmed that she and the legislative members of her pro-Medicaid expansion coalition crafted a plan to oust Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin from their leadership positions when lawmakers went into special session.

Mar 19, 2010

Lawmakers will face $450M shortfall if voters reject ballot measures in Nov.

Lawmakers may find themselves back at the Capitol for another budget round if voters in November knock down a proposal to eliminate an early childhood development program and take its money, and sweep funds reserved for preserving Arizona's open spaces.