March 17, 2012
Host: Ted Simons
State Budget Update
- Senate Majority Leader Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Gilbert) and House Minority Leader Rep. Chad Campbell (D-Phoenix) discuss the status of State budget negotiations.
- Andy Biggs - Senate Majority Leader Representative
- Chad Campbell - House Minority Leader Representative
| Keywords: budget
State Government Personnel Reform
- On a party-line vote, the Arizona House of Representatives approved a bill (HB 2571) that reforms personnel rules that govern the hiring, firing and management of most state workers. The bill’s sponsor, Representative Justin Olson (R-Mesa) and Representative Bruce Wheeler (D-Tucson), who voted against the bill, debate the merits of the measure that is now under consideration in the State Senate.
- Justin Olson - Republican Representative
- Bruce Wheeler - Democratic Representative
| Keywords: Arizona House of Representatives
, HB 2571