Category Archives: Legislative News

Arizona Legislature Adjourns, Special Session Anticipated

The Arizona State Senate and House of Representatives have both adjourned sine die. After holding committees, caucus and floor action, the House made and passed the motion to adjourn the 54th Legislature, Second Regular Session on Thursday, May 21. After … Continue reading

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Arizona Legislature Expected to Adjourn May 8, Governor Begins Re-Opening

As mentioned in our last update, the Arizona State Legislature was deciding on a plan regarding the remainder of the session. The official decision, confirmed in a press release by Senate President Karen Fann, is now to come in at … Continue reading

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Arizona Legislature Decides to Continue Session, Governor Plans for Re-Opening

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, the Arizona State Legislature has had to decide on a plan regarding the remainder of the session. The initial decision was to adjourn sine die on May 1st, however, the Legislature has since … Continue reading

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2021 State Budget Released

Governor Doug Ducey released his proposed fiscal year 2021 budget on January 17. In keeping with the governor’s “Arizona Way” theme, the budget includes investments in K-12 and higher education, child safety, public safety, infrastructure, and workforce development. Some of … Continue reading

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Governor Ducey Lays Out Priorities for 2020 in State of the State

January 13, 2020 marked the beginning of the 54th Legislature – Second Regular Session. To begin the legislative session, Governor Doug Ducey addressed the legislature and delivered the State of the State Address. In the governor’s address, he praised Arizona’s … Continue reading

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Legislative Internship Opportunity

Molera Alvarez is seeking part-time interns to assist with the upcoming legislative session during the Spring 2020 semester. The intern will be heavily involved in the state legislative process as well as public policy matters to assist the firm in … Continue reading

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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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