Reginald Bolding

Dec 21, 2022

Lawmakers object to desal process, can’t do anything about it

Lawmakers grilled representatives of the Water Infrastructure Finance Authority and a company that wants to build a desalination plant in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico on Tuesday over a proposal they say was not handled transparently.  

Oct 12, 2022

House poised for new faces, new leaders

The next Arizona House of Representatives will look much different than it did in 2022 with many members losing their primary election races or moving to a different area of government. 

Oct 6, 2022

WIFA comes into focus with Ducey picks

Gov. Doug Ducey announced four of his five picks for the new Water Infrastructure Finance Authority board earlier this week, meaning more than half of the new board’s members have been selected. Three of his four choices have known ties to the governor. 

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Sep 17, 2022

Dem House leaders seek probe over alleged insults

Top House Democrats want an investigation into allegations that a male lawmaker made disparaging comments about a female colleague.

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Sep 15, 2022

Special session pushed to avoid over $1B in school funding cuts

Democrats and public school officials are again asking Gov. Doug Ducey to call a special legislative session to avoid over $1 billion in K-12 funding cuts this school year, months after Republicans used the promise of a special session as a carrot to bring Democrats on board with this year’s historic bipartisan budget. 

Aug 18, 2022

Lawmakers who lost primaries plan next steps

Twenty-two lawmakers lost their races this year for various offices and won’t return to the Capitol for at least two years.

Apr 20, 2022

Budget proposal killed in House committee

Two Republicans joined Democrats Wednesday to kill a scaled-down state budget proposal.  

Mar 18, 2022

Special session sought to fix PC snafu

While both the House and Senate have passed bills to walk back a legal change made earlier this month and allow for precinct committeeman elections, neither has enough support now to take effect in time. 

Jan 6, 2022

Court makes statement, rules against lawmakers

The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday issued a broad ruling that will change forever how state budgets are adopted. 

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Nov 16, 2021

Hobbs damaged by Senate staffer verdict

A federal judge Tuesday denied a bid by the Senate to overturn a $2.75 million discrimination award against the Senate, leaving Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and state Democrats scrambling to blunt the effects of the verdict on her gubernatorial ambitions. 

Nov 12, 2021

Ruling could lead to longer sessions

Some Arizona lawmakers say a court ruling that will limit adding policy provisions to budget bills could make for a very different session next year, and possibly a longer one. 

Sep 20, 2021

Rep. Lieberman resigns to run for governor

Rep. Aaron Lieberman announced Monday he is resigning from the state House of Representatives to focus on his gubernatorial campaign.