Given the high stakes for Arizona’s economy, it was right for Gov. Ducey and GOP lawmakers to try to find a way to reduce Prop. 208’s 8% maximum rate to the previous 4.5%.
After the heat Sinema’s taking over the filibuster, her commitment to centrist, bipartisan governance should be acknowledged. But the mother of all reconciliation bills will be her severest test.
Biggs, Gosar and Schweikert among the minority of Republicans voting to end the 2002 Iraq War authorization.
Arizona AG Mark Brnovich was very lucky to lose this lawsuit.
Additional aslyum officers and immigration judges will do more to reduce disorder at the border than posses recruited from other states.
Ducey is asserting emergency authority not to take action to protect public health, but, as in the case with ASU, prevent others from taking action they think advisable for public health. And he’s gotten way too comfortable with ruling by decree.
In Congress, official pork is back, and the timing is surreal.
Stuffing “budget reconcilation bills” with scores of policy changes violates the state Constitution’s one-subject rule for all legislation except the feed bill.
There’s no mandate for a spending, taxation and borrowing blowout.
It’s time for the Legislature to defend its standing as a co-equal branch of government.