Petersen praises Hobbs for budget negotiations
Republican Senate President Warren Petersen is heaping praise on Hobbs for the deal, saying she negotiated in good faith, kept her promises and made a rare bipartisan budget happen.
GOP lawmakers ready budget to send to Hobbs
Legislative Republicans are gearing up to send a budget to Gov. Katie Hobbs soon, which will likely be met with a hasty veto.
Incoming lawmakers, governor-elect aim to tackle housing
Republicans and Democrats want to address housing in the upcoming legislative session, and some of their proposals overlap.
Petersen unveils inflation reduction plan, mirrors Lake’s
Senate President-Elect Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, unveiled a new plan to mitigate inflation on Tuesday, like the one gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake presented, but the measure will likely face heavy opposition.
Governor, House, Senate: three political parties?
Arizona’s Legislature and Governor’s Office will go from mainstream Republican control to three separate ideologies.
Ducey signs legislation to limit executive emergency power
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Friday to limit the governor’s power to implement a state of emergency for “public health” reasons.
Senate leadership scramble, 3 eye presidency
The Senate is preparing to select new leadership next year in both parties, and three Republicans seem confident that they can win the presidency.
Ducey to decide on first 2022 election bill
The first election bill of the 2022 legislative session made its way to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk, setting up a test for the governor, who has largely avoided talking about what election-related measures he supports.
Move on to curb governor’s emergency powers
Two Republican lawmakers are moving to trim the powers of government during an emergency.
Court considers Senate records dispute
An attorney for the Senate warned the Court of Appeals Wednesday that if the judges force public disclosure of records related to the audit of the 2020 election it will undermine the ability of lawmakers to do their jobs.
In their court
Republican lawmakers will likely use results of the partisan Senate audit of the 2020 election in Maricopa County as a blueprint for changes to voting procedures and administration.
Ninja report insinuates wrongdoing, Fann calls for probe
Senate election auditors provided no evidence of widespread fraud Friday but dangled enough insinuations of impropriety to give Donald Trump supporters an inkling of hope that future investigations will uncover wrongdoing in connection with the 2020 general election in Maricopa County. The auditors’ presentation did not divert significantly from draft copies of their report obt[...]