PHOENIX — The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB 1062, now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer, may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested.
PHOENIX — Senate Republicans took the first steps Tuesday to having taxpayers pick up the legal tab for current and former lawmakers who are fighting subpoenas over their private emails related to immigration legislation.
PHOENIX — Republican legislative leaders are moving to use taxpayer funds to pay the legal fees of current and former lawmakers whose personal emails have been subpoenaed in the ongoing legal fight over a 2010 immigration law.
PHOENIX — A fight is brewing at the Capitol over how much new money, if any, to give to the state university system.
A single piece of paper is going to add a lot of work for the Pima County Board of Supervisors over the next few weeks.
The Legislature will have a full slate when it begins its new session Jan. 13.
PHOENIX — Dissident lawmakers should be blocked from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona, the lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer told a judge late Friday.
A proposed 59-mile pipeline carrying natural gas from the Tucson area to Sasabe would not threaten endangered wildlife in Altar Valley, but does threaten the habitat of the endangered Pima pineapple cactus.
PHOENIX — The state Senate president is blasting a request for more money for Child Protective Services, saying the agency may have wasted funds restored to it in the last two years.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety recently announced its officers would be citing drivers for texting, encouraging them to go after inattentive motorists starting in January. This comes shortly after the growing problem of accidents caused by distracted drivers has come under intense scrutiny.
PHOENIX — The state Court of Appeals refused Friday to lift its 2-day-old ban on a state law that allows politicians to take more money from contributors.
PHOENIX — The lawyer for Republican legislative leaders has asked the state Court of Appeals to continue to let politicians take more money from donors, arguing in effect that the old limits were unconstitutional.
PHOENIX — After losing on the floor of Legislature, 36 Republican lawmakers are now asking a judge to invalidate the Medicaid expansion plan they couldn’t block politically.
PHOENIX - Refusing to blink, Gov. Jan Brewer late Thursday vetoed five bills sent to her this week by Senate President Andy Biggs, who sent them to her despite her threat she would do just that.
PHOENIX - Saying the Senate vote to expand Medicaid is not enough, Gov. Jan Brewer won't rescind her vow to veto other legislation until lawmakers make more progress on her plan.
PHOENIX — In an historic move, a group of Republican senators united with Democrats this afternoon to approve the plan by Gov. Jan Brewer to sharply expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX - Saying she's run out of patience, Gov. Jan Brewer will veto any bills sent to her until she sees movement on a new state budget and her pet Medicaid expansion project.
PHOENIX - Facing a recalcitrant Senate president, Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday she is instead working with individual lawmakers - and around Andy Biggs - in her bid to expand the state's Medicaid program.
PHOENIX - Thousands of Arizonans receiving health care through Medicaid could be thrown out of that program under one alternative offered by opponents of the governor's plan to expand coverage.
Senate President Andy Biggs says the $500,000 will let commission lawyers be ready for a trial set to begin in March.