House Speaker J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, announced today on the House floor that he would be withdrawing HB2158 from the House Ways and Means Committee.
The 8-1 vote came after Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita, R-Scottsdale, conceded she could not get the votes for her original plan to outlaw marriage entirely by anyone who is younger than 18.
Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita is proposing to eliminate one of the things police can use as an excuse to stop and question motorists: those metallic tags affixed to license plates that show whether a vehicle's registration is expired.
A House panel on Monday approved a measure, that, had it been in effect in 2000, would have meant Al Gore would have been president.
A House committee has passed a measure asking voters to eliminate the Citizens Clean Elections Commission.
The five members of the House Elections Committee agreed that Arizona’s late August primary election date should be earlier. Exactly when the primary election will be may have to be a discussion for another day.
A top official from the Secretary of State’s Office said the retroactivity clause in its bill to rewrite the definition of “political committee” should prevent the dismissal of any pending enforcement actions based on the old definition.
The legal wilderness that Arizona’s campaign finance regulations have encountered since a federal judge struck down a key statute last year may soon come to an end.
A proposal approved by a House panel Monday would change what happens in Arizona when a governor dies, quits or is forcibly removed from office.
State lawmakers took the first steps Monday to strip cities of their ability to tax rents on homes and apartments.
A GOP lawmaker wants to allow candidates to keep their home addresses secret, an effort that could make it more difficult to verify that an elected official or candidate for office lives in the district they claim to represent.
The vast majority of voters cast their ballots by mail, but not Rep. Michelle Ugenti. She cast her Aug. 26 primary ballot the old-fashioned way, in a booth, at the neighborhood polling place. The only problem is that the unopposed Republican incumbent, who represents Scottsdale at the state Legislature, voted at the polling place associated with a house in which she no longer lived.