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light rail, transportation, recess, budget, housing, Hobbs, House, Senate, Tempe
May 18, 2023

Lawmakers take long break – key bills await action

The pressure is off state lawmakers after Gov. Katie Hobbs signed a $17.8 billion budget package and negotiations on critical housing and transportation issues will continue during a near month-long recess of the Legislature.

photo radar, Chaplik, police, traffic laws
May 18, 2023

GOP lawmakers push photo radar ban

A GOP bill that would ban photo radar and red-light cameras from ticketing Arizona drivers passed the House of Representatives and is on its way to the governor’s desk.

groundwater, Rio Verde, Scottsdale, House, Senate, Kolodin, Kavanagh
Feb 7, 2023

Panel moves to force Scottsdale to give Rio Verde water 

A House panel passed a bill that would force Scottsdale to temporarily resume service providing water to the unincorporated Rio Verde community, but Democrats withheld the support needed for immediate relief.