Gov. Doug Ducey ceremoniously signed three humane animal bills, which were sponsored by Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills. The bills received bipartisan support during the last legislative session.
In a narrowly divided House, Rep. Jeff Weninger says he knows what it takes to get legislation through both chambers and up to the Governor’s Office.
Arizona passed its first truly bipartisan budget in years after some Republicans refused to budge on conservative issues and forced leadership to meet Democratic demands.
Republican House Speaker Rusty Bowers said it was a “blessing” to be forced to have to work with Democrats on bills involving education, water and other issues in the past legislative session.
Long lines are back at outside food banks in Arizona and around the U.S. as working Americans overwhelmed by inflation increasingly seek handouts to feed their families.