Notorious Senate “moderate” Paul Boyer, R-Glendale, will likely be replaced by far-right personality Anthony Kern in Glendale’s new district.
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.
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.
Rural firefighters are working to drum up support for a statewide tax increase that would fund rural fire districts.
Arizona voters will face at least eight — and likely as many as 11 — proposals they get to approve or quash in November.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officers fired tear gas at pro-abortion protestors at the Capitol after some in the crowd attempted to enter the Senate, drawing praise from some legislators and criticism from protestors and civil rights advocates.
State representatives voted Wednesday to let any Arizona youngster get state funds to attend a private or parochial school.
The Fiscal Year 2023 budget is finally on the move with at least one House Democrat in favor and one Republican opposed to it.