The battle between utilities and solar companies over net metering ended in a ceasefire this year, with both sides agreeing to sit down with a mediator and try to hammer out a compromise instead of fighting it out on the ballot.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey called lawmakers into a special session on Oct. 28 to vote on a settlement agreement worked out between schools and the Legislature that could end five years of litigation over K-12 education funding. Here, in a nutshell, is a look at the compromise from the point of view of the schools and the state.Read More »
An olive branch of sorts being offered to the gay community by the Mormon Church has advocates on the extremes of both sides here saying there may be grounds for compromise.Read More »
Negotiators quietly forged 11th-hour net metering compromise
As it turned out, Arizona’s battle over solar net metering wasn’t what it seemed.
Sen. Kelli Ward’s bill to prohibit the enforcement of any new federal gun laws in Arizona cleared the Senate Rules Committee despite lawmakers’ strong concerns that the legislation, as written, is unconstitutional.Read More »
A legislator who sponsored a vetoed bill to legalize electronic billboards in Arizona says agreement has been reached on a compromise to allow the outdoor advertising.Read More »
Political insiders said voters are naïve to object to the practice of a lawmaker voting for a bill that he or she actually opposes.Read More »