The Arizona Department of Education clawed back more than $70 million in Covid grant funding to make way for a $40 million statewide tutoring program.
The Arizona Senate and House of Representatives adopted new rules packages on party lines this week that would expand the powers of the House speaker and Senate president and drastically reduce requirements for members to retain records.
Gov. Doug Ducey said that even though he promised to call a special session, he’s not sure if he has support for it. Lawmakers say that’s not the case.
Twenty-two lawmakers lost their races this year for various offices and won’t return to the Capitol for at least two years.
Two Republicans joined Democrats Wednesday to kill a scaled-down state budget proposal.
A resolution to stop schools from adopting, endorsing, or adhering to ideas known as “critical race theory” passed a Senate panel today on party lines.
Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs insisted Tuesday’s gubernatorial race in Virginia – in which Republican Glenn Youngkin upset Democrat Terry McAuliffe – is not a precursor to a “red wave” that could threaten her chance to become Arizona’s next governor.
Rep. Michelle Udall has become the latest House member to seek higher office.
More than 100 constituents pressured Republican lawmakers for months to crack down on “critical race theory” in schools, calling it Marxist or urging them not to negotiate with Democrats on the budget, according to emails.
Republican lawmakers voted Friday to require that students be exposed to the stories of people who have fled communism as part of a curriculum to prepare them to be "civically responsible and knowledgeable adults.''
The Senate’s passage of a massive voucher expansion will test the resolve of two Republican House members who killed the expansion earlier this year.
Supporters of a ballot measure to let immigrants living in Arizona without authorization pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities have formed a political action committee to get their message out.