Category Archives: Legislative News

2019 Legislative Session Recap

The 54th Legislature, Second Regular Session, lasted 135 days before adjourning sine die on May 28, at 12:58 a.m. Of the 1,318 bills introduced this Session, 320 bills were signed by the governor and 11 were vetoed. There were several … Continue reading

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Arizona Chamber Hosts 2019 Legislative Forecast

The Molera Alvarez team recently attended the 2019 Legislative Forecast Luncheon hosted by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event was also attended by both of Arizona’s U.S. Senators, Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema. Senator Sinema emphasized priorities … Continue reading

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2019 State of the State Address

January 14th marked the beginning of Arizona’s 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session. Elected members of the State Senate and House of Representatives were sworn in during the Opening Ceremony. In addition, Governor Doug Ducey delivered the annual State of the … Continue reading

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Molera Moderates BioScience Panel

Jaime A. Molera recently moderated a panel with Arizona State Senator Kate Brophy-McGee (Chair – Health and Human Services Committee) and Arizona State Senator-elect Heather Carter (Chair – Higher Education and Workforce Development) for the Flinn Foundation’s BioScience Roadmap Committee. … Continue reading

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Molera Alvarez Partner Supports Sen. Brophy McGee in Key State Senate Race

With support of Greater Phoenix Leadership, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Greater Phoenix Chamber, Sen. Kate Brophy McGee is the winner of one of the most expensive and closest races in Arizona Senate history. Pictured above is a … Continue reading

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Legislative Internship Opportunity!

Molera Alvarez is seeking a part-time (about 15 hours per week) intern to assist with the upcoming legislative session during the Spring 2019 semester. The intern will be heavily involved in the state legislative process as well as public policy … Continue reading

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CoNecs N.A./Molera Alvarez Partner to Chair Business Community Effort Against Tax Hike

Molera Alvarez and CoNecs N.A. Partner, Jaime A. Molera, will lead the effort to oppose a teacher-union backed effort to double Arizona’s top income tax rate. If this were to pass, Arizona would go from having one of the country’s … Continue reading

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Arizona Legislative Session Comes to an End

The Arizona 53rd Second Regular Legislative Session lasted 117 days and adjourned sine die on May 4. Of the 1,279 bills introduced this session, 346 bills were signed by Governor Doug Ducey and 23 were vetoed. Three main issues dominated … Continue reading

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Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association Hosts a Successful Day at the Capitol

Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association (AzLTA) held, as one legislator noted, “one of the best industry days I’ve ever been to,” led by Kim Sabow, AzLTA CEO and President. Ms. Sabow added, “I was thrilled by the turnout, both in … Continue reading

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Molera Alvarez Partner Heads Panel for Valley Young Professionals

Molera Alvarez Partner Jaime A. Molera moderated a discussion with Senators Kate Brophy-McGee (R – Dist. 28) and Sean Bowie (D – Dist. 18) for members of Valley Young Professionals (VYP). Molera noted that he was very happy with the … Continue reading

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