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Bid to create Arizona lieutenant governor post clears Senate committee

For the eighth time in the dozen years since Arizonans last had an opportunity to consider such a proposal, lawmakers are trying to create a lieutenant governor position that would be first in the line of succession if the state’s chief executive vacates the office. ... Read more»

Arizona Senate passes bill adding new steps to vote by mail

Voting by mail would become more complicated for millions of Arizonans under a proposal approved by the Arizona Senate. Senate Bill 1713 would require voters to include proof of identification to the affidavit they sign, which would go inside the return envelope. Many voters, especially low-income people, don’t have printers, which would make things difficult if they have to copy documents or identification.... Read more»

Bill slicing minimum wage for young part-time workers moves to Az Senate

Arizona lawmakers could allow employers to slash the minimum wage for young part-time workers to as low as $7.25 an hour, a measure that drew a contentious crowd to a Senate committee hearing Thursday.... Read more»