After weeks of negotiations and a day of emotional testimony, lawmakers unanimously passed legislation giving victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court, which ends Arizona's status as one of the worst states in the nation for survivors to seek redress and breaks a weeks-long impasse over the state budget.
A deal to break the budget stalemate in the Arizona Senate that has stalled the passage of an $11.8 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year appears to exist, The Associated Press reported Sunday afternoon.
The Arizona Senate stalled on passing the state budget Saturday as a split among Republicans left leaders scrambling, and so far failing, to find the needed votes to pass the $11.8 billion spending plan...
Republicans in the Arizona House of Representatives voted on a state budget deep into the night Friday, approving an $11.8 billion spending plan and sending it to the Senate, where several Republican continue to hold out in search of various policy changes.
Deal to expand rights of sexual abuse survivors in the works However, Sen. Paul Boyer says he isn't yet...
Sen. Paul Boyer, R-Glendale, and Rep. T.J. Shope, R-Coolidge, may have been able to come to an agreement on a bill to expand the ability of survivors of child sexual abuse to take their abusers to court that has been threatening to stall budget talks.
Flagstaff voters who twice approved a $15 minimum wage may soon find their city on the hook to pay for some of the extra costs that state is incurring because of it.
For the first time since 2012, Arizona’s Housing Trust fund, which helps low-income families with their housing needs, will receive new money to the tune of $10 million.The fund receives money from the...
The House of Representatives is currently debating the budget proposal in its Appropriations Committee, and the Senate is set to do the same today. Republican leaders have said they hope to bring the spending package to the floor for debate and a vote by Thursday.
Healthcare advocates are becoming increasingly concerned after learning that the budget deal that Gov. Doug Ducey struck with Republican legislative leaders does not contain money for graduate medical education funding, commonly referred to as GME.
The top Republican in the Arizona House of Representatives appears to be attempting to break a legislative logjam by introducing a measure to increase the statute of limitations for victims of childhood sexual crimes that several GOP senators have said is key if leaders want them to vote on the budget.