Stories tagged: "legislature"


Then-Rep. Don Shooter, R-Yuma, drops the mic after defending himself on the floor of the Arizona House in 2018, as fellow lawmakers voted 56-3 to expel him for violating the House’s zero-tolerance policy for workplace harassment.
Court: Shooter Cannot Sue for Expulsion From House in Harassment Case

Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter was expelled from the legislature after an investigation revealed he had sexually harassed a female lawmaker.

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Arizona Democrats Call for Audit Probe, As Federal Panel Starts Its Own

A federal investigation launched last week into the private firm that was contracted to do the audit of Maricopa County's 2020 election results.

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House to Probe if Arizona Audit Is ‘Effort to Promote Baseless Conspiracy Theories’

The House Oversight Committee informed Cyber Ninjas that it is investigating the 'audit' it's conducting for Republicans in the Arizona state Senate.

Governor Doug Ducey speaking with attendees at the 2019 Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn & Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Cities and Towns Could Lose Millions in Revenue If Ducey’s Flat Tax Comes to Pass

The proposed tax cut would result in about a $1.5 billion reduction in tax revenues next year – revenues that local governments are heavily reliant on.

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Arizona Lawmaker Says Voter-Approved Tax to Fund Education Is “Mob Rule”

Prop 208 adds a tax on the state's top income-earners to fund public schools. It's expected to bring in nearly $1 billion of new revenue annually.

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Arizona Educators Pushing Back Against ‘Extreme’ Bill That Would Fine Teachers for Discussing Controversial Issues in the Classroom

The move comes as teachers and parents are grappling with how to discuss issues of race, diversity, and equity in school.

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Controversial GOP-Backed Bill That Would Purge Thousands from Early Voting List Passes House

The bill will now return to the Senate for a final vote.  The Arizona House voted Tuesday to pass a controversial bill that would purge thousands of voters from the state’s permanent early voting list if they miss every election in two consecutive election cycles.  Senate Bill 1485 could purge more than 150,000 voters and...