Pledge of Allegiance, schools, classrooms, House, Parker, Pawlik
Feb 21, 2023

House approves bill requiring students to recite Pledge of Allegiance

State lawmakers voted Tuesday to require students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day, courting a likely lawsuit.

Wadsack, Kern, Arizona Freedom Caucus, Hobbs, lawmakers, MAGA, Republicans, Democrats
Jan 12, 2023

Freshmen swell Freedom Caucus, defy Hobbs 

The “spear tip” of legislative conservatism is already pushing back hard against Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs, but not all the dissenters will identify themselves. 

drought, Colorado River, Hualapai Tribe, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Colorado River Indian Tribes
Jan 6, 2023

Biden signs water bills benefiting 3 tribes in Arizona

President Joe Biden has approved three bills that will improve access to water for three tribes in Arizona amid an unrelenting drought.

Colorado River, Lake Powell, Lake Mead, drought, Phoenix, Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado River Indian Tribes, Parker, Hualapai Tribe, drought, White Mountain Apache Tribe
Dec 20, 2022

US Senate advances water bills for tribes in Arizona

The U.S. Senate has advanced three bills that would improve access to water for some tribes in Arizona amid an unrelenting drought.

Toma, House leadership, elect, speaker, Bowers, Biasiucci, Martinez, Chaplik, Arizona Freedom Caucus, Parker, Arizona Rock Products Association, Scantlebury, Contreras, Cano, Republicans, Lake, Quinonez, Hobbs, Democrats
Nov 15, 2022

House Republicans choose Toma as speaker-elect; Dems elect Cano as minority leader 

The leadership teams for Republicans and Democrats in the state House of Representatives are set after House Republicans met Tuesday to elect their caucus leaders, with current Majority Leader Ben Toma, R-Peoria, elevated to speaker-elect. 

Jul 22, 2022

Lawmakers’ attendance, voting records vary

Despite going 166 days, the second regular session of Arizona’s 55th Legislature saw generally good attendance from lawmakers in both the House and Senate. Beyond the standouts, however, there were also some exceptions.  

Dec 14, 2016

Three days in August: A small-town water outage exposes cracks in customer service

Numerous small water companies that dot Arizona, on urban edges and in rural areas, often face unique challenges as they serve thousands of residents.

Oct 28, 2013

Targeted Democrats continue stockpiling funds for congressional re-election bids

WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.

Vernon Parker, Kyrsten Sinema ad war heats up in CD9
Sep 24, 2012

Ad war heats up in CD9

It’s been a week of heavy spending in Arizona’s 9th Congressional District as the campaigns, national party organizations and PACs spent more than $1.5 million on airtime.