Bibles, Stahl-Hamilton, House, ethics, members lounge
May 26, 2023

Ethics panel reviews complaint in Bible brouhaha

A House Ethics Committee reviewed evidence of a Democratic representative accused of stealing Capitol Bibles and engaging in disorderly behavior.

cochlear implants
Apr 18, 2023

Arizona Senate bill could expand cochlear implant state Medicaid coverage

The Arizona Senate has passed a bill that aims to expand cochlear implant coverage for adults through Arizona’s Medicaid program.

nurses, Medicare Advantage,
Apr 10, 2023

AZ Nurses urge Biden to protect Medicare Advantage, reject cuts

The Arizona Nurses Association, as our state’s oldest and largest nursing organization, now feels compelled to speak out against a Biden administration proposal to cut billions of dollars from Medicare Advantage in the coming year.

Aug 24, 2017

Flake’s cynical attempt to break up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Don’t be fooled by Flake’s innocuous reasons he professes for splitting up the 9th Circuit. Targeting our courts based on ideological disagreement is profoundly dangerous to this country and a threat to each and every one of us.

Mar 10, 2017

Corporation Commission sets hearings for APS rate increase

The Arizona Corporation Commission plans a series of meetings to take public comments on a rate increase agreement between the state's largest electric utility and consumer, solar and business groups.

Dec 15, 2016

Not all solar is created equal – comparing rooftop and utility scale

Arizona’s solar energy future is at stake as the Arizona Corporation Commission decides the value of solar at a hearing December 19 and 20.

Jun 10, 2015

Hearing scheduled on request to block Arizona abortion law

A federal judge will hold a June 23 hearing to consider blocking implementation of a recently passed Arizona law that would require doctors to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion.

Nov 22, 2013

Park Service balks at requirement to plan ahead for future shutdowns

WASHINGTON – The National Park Service is not interested in coming up with plans to let states pay to keep parks open should another government shutdown occur, a service official testified Thursday to a House subcommittee.

RUCO Director Patrick Quinn (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Nov 22, 2013

Packing a big punch from a small office

Hours before energy regulators approved a small surcharge on residential solar this month, the head of a little-known consumer advocacy group played wingman to the solar industry’s lawyer.

Rep. Debbie Lesko
Nov 20, 2013

Lesko to challenge Murphy in LD21, senator says he is “disappointed and hurt”

Rep. Debbie Lesko will challenge incumbent Republican Sen. Rick Murphy in Legislative District 21, citing concerns that his ongoing “personal struggles” could cost the GOP a seat in the Arizona Senate.

Oct 31, 2013

Cuts to food stamp benefits hit more than 1 million Arizonans Friday

More than 1.1 million Arizonans who depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – better known as food stamps – will see their benefits reduced Friday in a long-planned national cut.

Oct 29, 2013

Immigration-reform advocates take appeal to an international stage

WASHINGTON – After months of pushing national leaders for action on immigration reform, advocates Monday took their appeal to an international stage, telling the Organization of American States that U.S. immigration policy violates human rights. A coalition of church groups, academics, labor unions and others appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to argue […]