PHOENIX — Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multistate consortium that is crafting tests for students.
PHOENIX — State senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing $63 million in new funding to get it started.
PHOENIX — Top legislative leaders are telling Gov. Jan Brewer she can have the money she wants for child welfare — but not all at once.
A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:
PHOENIX — The House gave final approval Monday for an external review of how Arizona has handled Child Protective Services.
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PHOENIX – State lawmakers approved a $9.23 billion budget for the coming fiscal year Monday as Senate Republicans agreed on a spending plan higher than they had originally wanted but still less than sought by Gov. Jan Brewer and even their House GOP counterparts.
PHOENIX — A $9.21 million spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate could face a gubernatorial veto because it underfunds state universities, an aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.
PHOENIX — The state Senate may not accept the changes to the budget made late Thursday by the House, Senate President Andy Biggs said.
PHOENIX — Federal officials say they could wind up assuming control of workplace safety in Arizona’s residential construction industry because a 2012 state law doesn’t do enough to protect workers.
PHOENIX — Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes more cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.
PHOENIX — Senate Republican leaders have agreed to give Gov. Jan Brewer much of what she wants in a spending plan to avoid a gridlock on the new budget.
PHOENIX — Senate Republicans proposed a $9.2 billion spending plan for the state, notably with less money for child welfare than sought by Gov. Jan Brewer.
PHOENIX — Unable to kill outright the Common Core program, state senators now are moving to let schools opt out of the national education standards.
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.