tax cuts, House, income tax, Epstein, Sundareshan, Mesnard, Senate
Jun 12, 2023

House refuses to require individual income tax rates to be cut during surplus

The state House refused Monday to require that individual income tax rates be cut automatically any time the state runs a surplus.

Harris, House, expelled
Apr 12, 2023

House expels Harris after report of disorderly behavior

The Arizona House of Representatives voted Wednesday 47-12 to expel Rep. Liz Harris, R-Chandler.

Democrats, Republicans, protest
Mar 1, 2023

House Dems vote ‘no’ on all bills to protest Republican approval of their bills 

Democrats in the state House of Representatives voted “no” against every single bill up for a floor vote on Tuesday and Wednesday to protest Republican leadership.  

tax credit, pregnancy, mothers, Gress, Sandoval, Carter, House, legislation
Mar 1, 2023

Gress wants to expand tax credits to cover time woman is pregnant

Matt Gress, a first-term Republican representative from Phoenix, wants to expand state law providing for a tax credit for children to also include the number of months a woman was pregnant.

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Feb 18, 2023

House committee advances bill to limit messages on freeways, major roads

On a 7-4 vote Friday the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved a measure which limits the messages on freeways and other major roads in the state to those "directly related to transportation or highway public safety.''

affordable housing, rent, Petersen, Senate, Republicans
Jan 20, 2023

GOP rental tax ban bill introduced, opposed by cities

One of the Republicans’ pillars to reducing housing costs – banning the rental tax – is now filed in the Legislature.  

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Aug 25, 2022

Pinal mulls new laws to fix election snafu

In the wake of a disastrous primary, Pinal County officials are considering new laws for smoother future elections.  

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Dec 2, 2013

Governor gives vote of confidence to DES director

Gov. Jan Brewer voiced her confidence in DES Director Clarence Carter today as she announced a special team to oversee the investigation of thousands of child abuse cases CPS disregarded under his watch.

Nov 26, 2013

Arizona abuse cases to be reviewed by next week

An Arizona government official says his department will review more than 6,000 unexamined reports of child abuse and neglect by Dec. 2.

Mar 13, 2013

Carter’s Medicaid hearing moved to Appropriations

The Legislature’s first public hearing on Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan is moving from the friendly confines of Rep. Heather Carter’s House Health Committee to more hostile territory.