Law & Government

Ducey signs bill to rein in STO growth

Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday signed a bill that will rein in unchecked growth in a program that provides tax income credits to corporations that contribute money to scholarships for students to attend private K-12 schools.

Tobin steps down from lucrative ASU gig after landing director job

Someone besides Andy Tobin will have to help show newly elected legislators the ropes after the next election.

Trump administration to stop paying for some migrant services at AZ shelters

The Trump administration has told the companies it contracts with to operate shelters for migrant youth to discontinue it’s educational and recreational programs and legal aid services.

Clean Elections helps women seek and win elected office, and we should support that

Debbie Lesko and Kyrsten Sinema have little in common politically – except they both started their political careers running for the legislature with Clean Elections funds.

Compromise bill caps corporate tax credits for private school tuition

A future drain on state revenues has likely been averted after lawmakers were able to reach an elusive agreement to cap a program that provides tax credits to companies that fund scholarships for students to attend private schools.

Sonora guv, another close ally, splits with Ducey on tariffs

This marks the second time in as many months that Ducey has sided with Trump in his economic saber-rattling against Mexico.

Plane that crashed in Gilbert in 2016 brought down by fireworks

The National Transportation Safety Board last month released its final report on a plane crash in Gilbert in 2016 in which a small single-engine plane carrying skydivers plummeted into a couple’s home.

House passes bill to offer ‘dreamers’ path to citizenship

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that aims to give up to 2.5 million undocumented immigrants a pathway to U.S. citizenship. The legislation – a top priority for...

By backing Trump’s Mexico tariffs, Ducey in conflict with business and GOP allies

In supporting President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in an attempt to halt illegal immigration, Gov. Doug Ducey is standing against some of his biggest allies.

House GOP leader wants to bar cities from stopping private wall construction

House Majority Leader Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, is planning to propose legislation next session that would allow for private groups to build a wall along the border on private land, regardless of whether city or county zoning allows such structures.
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