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The House Transportation Committee unanimously endorsed a bill Thursday that would require children under 8 years old to ride in booster seats.
A House panel voted Thursday to let Arizonans make their own guns and bullets - and offer them for sale - without having to comply with federal regulations.
Arizona taxpayers may get some of the tax relief that legislative leaders originally had planned for businesses.
Saying the money can be better used, members of a House panel voted Thursday to let cities and counties put their legal notices online instead of in newspapers.
In a strange turn of political events, pro wrestler legend Hulk Hogan announced this week that he would make a great president. While I have doubts about that, Hogan did state that as president he would enact a “flat tax across the board.”
If Arizona "dreamers'' are going to get state drivers' licenses, they're going to have to wait for a court order.
WASHINGTON – A House committee Wednesday approved a bill to require that every business in the country use the E-Verify system to determine if prospective hires are authorized workers or undocumented immigrants.
You know the rush to impose government mandates on everything has gotten ridiculously out of control when one state lawmaker wants to force quiet automobiles to make more noise, even though no one has a clue how to do so without adding to environmental destruction.
November 29, 2004
WASHINGTON - After months of preparation, Samuel Alito will face close questioning by senators to determine his fitness to be the nation's 110th Supreme Court justice.
National taxpayer associations are pushing Republican leaders to name U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, a position that Flake has promised to use in his crusade to expose and slow earmark spending.
NEW YORK • Dark clouds continue to hang over the economy: The manufacturing sector shrank for the fourth consecutive month, construction spending has been falling for more than two years, future orders are down and prices are skyrocketing.
Tina Dupuy, guest commentary
State Rep. Eddie Farnsworth, R-Gilbert, maneuvered Tuesday to keep alive a bill that would restrict the condemnation power of cities with a last-minute switch to a more friendly Senate committee.
SAN FRANCISCO - A "striking lack of recollection" by White House and military officials prevented congressional investigators from determining who was responsible for misinformation spread after the friendly fire death of Army Ranger Pat Tillman, a House committee said Monday.
Two-and-a-half years after Arizona voters rejected nearly all proposals to combine 76 elementary and high school districts around Arizona into 27 unified districts, state legislators are starting the steps to put the issue back in front of voters.
It is not a problem the Bush White House, unaccustomed to having its wisdom officially challenged, is comfortable dealing with.
I pull a number and scan the crowded room for two adjacent chairs, one for my 84-year-old mother who needs a photo I.D. I hear the number 137 called out over the intercom and I check my ticket to get a fix on our wait time; my number is 198. We are at the Department of Motor Vehicles, overcrowded with people trying to take care of various state required tasks.
The House Budget Committee this past week rejected legislation that would have prevented future tax cuts unless they are “paid for” by spending cuts or increases in other taxes. If the proposal had passed, it would have made it almost impossible to extend or make permanent the modest tax cuts the administration pushed through Congress early in President Bush’s term.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - The White House said Monday that the fledgling Iraqi government must step up and take more responsibility for the country's security, but said the United States is not issuing ultimatums to Baghdad.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and key lawmakers are considering reductions in student loan subsidies, farm payments and support for federal workers' pensions as they search for cuts that can clear the way for an increase in the national debt limit, according to officials in both parties.
The state House voted last week to require more reporting by local governments of what they spend lobbying lawmakers.
The state House voted Thursday to require more reporting by local governments of what they spend lobbying lawmakers.
Saying Arizona needs some "structural changes," retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has pulled together business, academic, civic, labor and other interests to push to revamp some of the ways state government functions.
Key state lawmakers are crafting a plan to keep state government operating - at least for awhile - if a proposed budget deal falls apart. The proposal would adopt the Republican legislative plan, one that cuts state spending by more than $600 million this coming fiscal year.