Summaries of interviews and documents provided to the House Ethics Committee that were made public Wednesday paint a vivid picture of former Rep. David Stringer as someone who frequently made comments denigrating minorities and poor people, disliked Mormons and didn’t believe child sex-trafficking either existed or damaged the victims.
The Senate committee that reviews the constitutionality of bills postponed hearing its lawyer’s assessment of House Bill 2523, which would allow employers to cut young worker’s wages.
A Senate panel on Thursday approved a proposal to allow Arizona employers to pay less than the state’s minimum wage to students who work part-time.
Sen. Heather Carter has put back in play her proposal to create a new tuition rate the state’s universities and community colleges. While the proposal makes no mention of immigraiton status, it would cover a group known as dreamers that for years has pushed, in the courts and on the streets, for in-state tuition.
Yesterday, the powerful speaker of the House of Representatives said he was killing a proposal to create a new tuition rate at the state’s universities and community colleges for all who have graduated from an Arizona high school, including dreamers, but Sen. Heather Carter said she’s “working relentlessly” find a way to get the proposal to the governor’s desk.
A newly released report by the American Association of University Professors claims that the reasoning behind eliminating the meet-and-confer policy at the Maricopa County Community Colleges District was politically motivated, according to records they obtained during an investigation.
Some legislative Republicans are slapping themselves on the back hard enough to give each other injuries as they crow about the great state of K-12 funding.
I know, because I was one of those parents. Like so many others, I spent thousands of dollars out of my own pocket on private therapies.
Arizona lawmakers widely support a measure that would repeal a voter-approved policy forbidding bilingual education.