Young people in the East Valley ignited a school campaign for mental health awareness this spring. Now, they want a seat on the school board to reduce the risks of suicide.
Arizona voters relegated House Speaker Rusty Bowers to the history books after the conservative Republican crossed former President Donald Trump and refused to back his unsupported claims that he lost in 2020 because of fraud.
House incumbent Republican – and colorful personality – John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, fell behind in preliminary election results on Tuesday night.
Arizona taxpayers are going to pick up the tab for attorneys hired by Republican lawmakers who successfully killed a 2020 voter-approved plan to tax the state’s most wealthy to fund education.
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.
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 lawmakers fell short in their efforts to revamp election laws this session but could have a much better chance of success in 2023.
House Speaker Rusty Bowers was censured by the Arizona Republican Party this week as retaliation for his testimony to the January 6 committee, but he said if he could go back, he wouldn’t do anything differently.
The Arizona Republican Party has censured state House Speaker Rusty Bowers after his gripping public testimony to the Jan. 6 panel about Donald Trump’s relentless pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
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.