Saying it will help parents, a Scottsdale lawmaker is proposing a sales tax holiday of sorts every summer to give parents a break on school supplies. Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence said he hopes to save “a little bit of money ...Read More »
At 70 and 76, respectively, neither Rep. David Stringer nor Rep. Noel Campbell are looking to make a career in politics. But both said they couldn’t give up the seats they had fought so hard to win so easily.Read More »
A new face will be replacing longtime legislator Andy Tobin in the state House in January, as three-time legislative candidate Noel Campbell took the lead over former lawmaker Linda Gray for the second seat in Legislative District 1.Read More »
In early 2009, Child Protective Services revealed for the first time in its Child Welfare Semi-Annual report that legitimate calls into the Child Abuse Hotline “were not assigned” and “were not investigated.”Read More »
Former legislator Doug Quelland has failed to pay the thousands of dollars that he owes the state for violating campaign finance laws.Read More »
Ken Cheuvront and his mother, Jean Cheuvront-McDermott, are hoping to go into business together ai??i?? the politics business.Read More »
A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed sales tax initiative in hopes of convincing voters to reject it, a judge ruled Thursday.Read More »
Newly appointed Senate Ethics Committee Chairwoman Linda Gray dismissed a fellow lawmaker’s complaint against Sen. Rich Crandall, saying the Mesa Republican hadn’t violated any laws or ethical rules.
Gray said Crandall’s threat to kill Rep. Brenda Barton’s legislation in the Senate Education Committee was fully in line with a Senate rule stating that chairmen have the authority to determine which bills are heard in their committees.
The federal government and state have provided money to begin updating the aging and often inaccurate Student Accountability Information System, but it still has a way to go.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »