Noel Campbell

Apr 15, 2022

Ex-lawmakers bring baggage to 2022 races

Ten former lawmakers, many of whom have personal or political baggage, are on the ballot for legislative seats this year.

Jul 24, 2020

Failed union legislation drives primary challenges to incumbent Democrats

The ghosts of defeat, of deals gone awry and of soured relationships are haunting House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez and several of her close allies in the party as influential labor attorney and lobbyist Israel Torres is flooding contested Democratic primaries with union cash

May 27, 2020

Court should support jury verdicts, businesses over trial attorneys

As a conservative Republican who has dedicated my life to public service, I have always appreciated the importance of government partnering with business. I was pleased when Gov. Doug Ducey selected U-Haul International’s Tempe manufacturing and technical facility as the back-drop for his 2018 campaign kick-off. Right here in Arizona, U-Haul employs tens of thousands […]

May 8, 2020

Senate calls it quits, leaves House to decide what’s next

The Senate notified the House early Friday afternoon that it had ended its legislative work, ending the session and killing hundreds of bills. The lower chamber has yet to accede to the request, leaving senators in an indefinite recess.

Mar 16, 2020

GOP lawmaker finds new road in quest of gas tax hike

Rep. Noel Campbell’s career in Arizona politics is likely over.

Feb 28, 2020

House GOP caucus cold to gas tax proposal

A proposal to double the state's gasoline tax is in trouble. On Thursday, several Republican lawmakers told Rep. Noel Campbell, R-Prescott, they would not support his proposal for a three-step increase in the levy that eventually would bring it to 36 cents a gallon.

Feb 11, 2020

GOP lawmaker proposes legislation to allow ‘dreamers’ in-state tuition

Parting ways with party members, a Prescott Republican wants to allow "dreamers'' who attend Arizona colleges and universities to pay the same in-state tuition as any other resident.

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Feb 10, 2020

2 Republicans join Dems to kill social promotion ban

Legislation to outlaw "social promotion'' hit a snag Monday as two Republicans refused to go along with a proposal by one of their own.

Jan 31, 2020

Big fights loom over few differences in GOP spending proposals

Cage fighting has begun at the state Capitol.

Dec 20, 2019

Union legislation comes with warning for Democratic lawmaker

It’s easy to dismiss the crew requirements legislation as just another pet project, the kind of bill that a lawmaker proposes session after session with usually no success, banking on the hope that one day, the winds will break in the other direction and the votes will fall into place to get it out of committee, out of the chamber, out of the Legislature and to the governor. But this upcoming se[...]

Aug 23, 2019

Time for change in vacation rental law, Ducey says

Acknowledging it hasn't quite worked as promoted, Gov. Doug Ducey wants to take a new look at legislation he signed three years ago that pretty much stripped cities of their ability to regulate vacation rentals.

Jun 12, 2019

Senate plans to start budget talks around Labor Day

Republicans in the state Senate — and possibly the House — plan to start drafting next year’s budget shortly after Labor Day and have a proposal ready by the end of the year