At a press conference at the Capitol on Monday, Sen. Heather Carter, R-Cave Creek, denounced the vaping-industry-backed bill as “smoke and mirrors” intended to give the impression of a crackdown on youth vaping while leaving massive loopholes that the industry will be able to exploit.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has no plans to follow through on the calls from two GOP legislators that it prosecute three University of Arizona students who disrupted an event last month while protesting U.S. Border Patrol agents who were guest speakers.
As public health advocates try to curb an epidemic of vaping among teenagers, the vaping industry and its critics are pushing rival pieces of legislation that would change the way e-cigarettes and similar products are regulated.
We want a cleaner, healthier future for our state. And we deserve greater accountability and greater transparency at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Rep. Andy Biggs’ trip to the Arizona-Mexico border got some Twitter attention from President Trump on Thursday.
The weekly pay of teachers in Arizona is barely two-thirds what other college-educated workers in the Grand Canyon State are paid, the worst rate in the United States.
As Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward touted a plan by Sen. Sylvia Allen and Rep. Michelle Udall to raise the sales tax rate to provide more funding for K-12 schools, she glossed over...
Hell, it’s difficult to imagine a scenario where even half of the GOP lawmakers support asking voters to increase the sales tax.
Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward, a conservative firebrand who for years has championed the party’s grassroots base, is throwing the weight of the Arizona Republican Party behind an effort to increase the state sales tax to better fund education.
Instead of holding bad actors accountable, the governor is proposing large bonuses that will help some of the very schools who took advantage of lax regulations and filled their executives’ pockets with millions in taxpayer-funded largesse.