Sex ed legislation fizzles early in effort to avoid controversy (June 22, 2020), Capitol Times
2 Republicans join Dems to kill social promotion ban (February 10, 2020), Capitol Times
Bill would require cops to use meter in noise complaints (February 4, 2020), Capitol Times
Bill bans sex ed in elementary, middle schools (January 8, 2020), Capitol Times
Lawmaker wants health care providers to disclose morals, beliefs (December 30, 2019), Capitol Times
Medical Marijuana industry gears up for ballot measure for recreational use (July 9, 2019), Capitol Times
House preliminarily approves pro-life proposal (May 23, 2019), Capitol Times
Proposed law would curb Corporation Commission’s subpoena power (April 15, 2019), Capitol Times
Bill to free hairstylists from state regulation on Ducey’s desk (April 10, 2019), Capitol Times
House dumps bid to make marijuana extracts legal (March 22, 2019), Capitol Times
House passes bill to cap vehicle registration fee (March 12, 2019), Capitol Times
House approves tax exemption for pesticides, fertilizers (February 25, 2019), Capitol Times
ERA legislation assures equality for all (February 25, 2019), Capitol Times
Law to levy tax for city band nears final note (February 18, 2019), Capitol Times
Young people exempt from minimum wage under Republican bill (February 11, 2019), Capitol Times
Podcast Interview about Education, Gosh Darn Podcast (GDP) by University High School students Rose Long and Grace Probsting (October 25, 2018)
The Great Divide: Democrats and Republican running for LD9 disagree on everything (October 25, 2018), Tucson Weekly.
Star Endorsements: Victoria Steele, Randy Friese, Pamela Powers Hannley in Arizona Legislative District 9 (October 17, 2018), Arizona Daily Star.
LD9 Newcomer JP Martin Loses to Incumbents in State House Race (August 28, 2018), Tucson Weekly
Three to Nine: A political newcomer wants to unseat an incumbent in the LD9 House race (August 2, 2018) Tucson Weekly.
Detention Tension: Lawmakers Tour Local Facility Holding Unaccompanied Minors and Immigrant Children Separated from their Families (July 18, 2018), Tucson Weekly. (Watch my video on this topic here.)
Shattered Statutes. The cannabis industry jumps into action as the Arizona Court of Appeals rules extracts illegal (July 5, 2018), Tucson Weekly.
Democrats on Pima County board, Tucson council condemn family separations (June 20, 2018), Arizona Daily Star. [In the print edition, this was entitled “‘Zero-tolerance’ border policy condemned by elected Dems in city, county.”]
Meet the Migrant Child Detention Center Whistleblower Speaking Out Against Family Separations (June 18, 2018), Democracy Now.
Despite Tucson judges’ request, parents still left guessing about kids split at border (June 17, 2018), Arizona Daily Star. [In the print edition, this was entitled “Progress lacking in effort to join kids, parents.”]
Ducey doesn’t favor Arizona ratifying Equal Rights Amendment (June 12, 2018), Arizona Daily Star
Big push on ballot referrals ends with just 2 passed (May 25, 2018), Capitol Times
Preseason Scrimmage: Democrats in the competitive Legislative District 9 meet in forum (May 17, 2018), Tucson Weekly.
Arizona is about to get a new type of dental professional (May 17, 2018), Arizona Daily Star
Steller’s Friday Notebook: McSally being painted by rival as flip-flopper on DACA (May 17, 2018), Arizona Daily Star
Steller’s Friday Notebook: Legislature’s budget rush robs families of child care (May 10, 2018), Arizona Daily Star
Steller’s Friday Notebook: TUSD tax rids unfair burden on other Arizona taxpayers (May 3, 2018), Arizona Daily Star
Lawmakers reject eye-movement tests for marijuana (April 15, 2018), Daily Courier
Medical marijuana: Packaging, testing and doctor recommendations could face new rules (April 13, 2018), AZ Central.
Legislative Roundup: Gift cards, Equal Rights Amendment, fake service animals (again), NDAs (April 13, 2018), Arizona Sonora News.
Steller’s Friday Notebook: Strange alliances won Rio Nuevo extension (April 12, 2018), Arizona Daily Star.
House kills bill to allow eye tests for pot impairment (April 11, 2018), Capitol Times
Arizona Republicans block vote on Equal Rights Amendment — on Equal Pay Day (April 10, 2018), Arizona Republic.
Arizona House: Women need to answer list of questions before getting an abortion (April 10, 2018), Arizona Daily Star.
Arizona House OK’s new abortion inquiries bill (April 10, 2018), Daily Sun.
House approves abortion questionnaire bill (April 9, 2018), Arizona Capitol Times.
Dem House freshmen break tradition, turn up the ‘volume’ (March 30, 2018), Capitol Times
Arizona Wrong-Way Drivers Now Face Felonies after Ducey Signs Bill (March 27, 2018), AZ Central.
Lawrence Hecker: Rio Nuevo is key to downtown revitalization (April 3, 2018), Arizona Daily Star [This op-ed by prominent lawyer Larry Hecker is meant to counter my op-ed from March 21 below. Unfortunately, his article doesn’t address my points– particularly: what is the total cost of giveaways related to Rio Nuevo (in addition to RN funds) and what is our true return on investment?]
Re: March 21 guest column “Rio Nuevo Clings to Outmoded Notion of Retails Sales Tax as Economic Driver (March 27, 2018), Arizona Daily Star Letter to the Editor
Is It Time for the Sun to Set on Rio Nuevo? (March 21, 2018), Arizona Daily Star guest opinion by me.
House Bill 2067 to Prosecute Doctors who Will Prescribe Cannabis (March 13, 2018), Marijuana News Online.
Medical marijuana testing, packaging bills advance (March 13, 2018), Arizona Daily Star.
State Lawmakers Move On Medical Marijuana Regulations (March 13, 2018), KJZZ.
#MeToo Has Revived the Equal Rights Amendment (March 5, 2018), Mother Jones.
Arizona House Approves Rio Nuevo Extension (February 23, 2018), Arizona Public Media.
Bill Requiring Testing of Medical Marijuana for Contaminants Passes Arizona Senate (February 23, 2018), Arizona Daily Star.
Pot-Prescribing Doctors Could Face Harsh Penalties in Arizona (February 22, 2018), The Fix
House Panel OKs Stronger Penalty for Docs Not Following Rules on Medical Marijuana (February 19, 2018), Daily Miner.
Punish Doctors who Prescribe Weed Too Easily? (February 17, 2018), Bugle.
Arizona House Panel OKs Felony for Rule-Breaking Pot Doctors (February 16, 2018), Arizona Daily Star.
Arizona House Panel OKs Felony for Rule-Breaking Marijuana Doctors (February 16, 2018), KTAR News
Did Armed Trump Supporters Ask a Navajo Legislator If He’s Legal? (February 2, 2018) Snopes.com
Roberts: Did Arizona Trump Supporter Really Ask a Navajo Legislator If He Was ‘Legal’? (February 2, 2018), Arizona Republic (See Snopes link.)
Armed Trump Supporters Confront American Indian Arizona Lawmakers at State Capitol (January 29, 2018), Native News Online
Zona Politics: State Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley and State Sen. Andrea Dalessandro (February 1, 2018) Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel
Some Legislatures Lack Sexual Misconduct Policies, Training (January 11, 2018), Channel 4 News
Five Main Takeaways from Ducey’s State of the State (January 8, 2018), Phoenix New Times
Time to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (October 21, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
ERA ratification needs only 2 more states (October 20, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
Arizona is trying to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. Here’s a guide to what it is and why Arizona matters (October 15, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
Letter: State bank could help with business loan (August 4, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley: In politics, individual liberty has been promoted over social responsibility (July 15, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
A red-white-and-blue picnic takes less green, but some still left out (July 4, 2017), Cronkite News
Equal Rights Amendment scary to GOP, but is only way to equality (June 15, 2017), Arizona Capitol Times
National popular vote and other ideas that did not make the cut (June 6, 2017), Capitol Times
Testy session, debates marked by use of ‘impugning’ rule in House (June 5, 2017), Capitol Times
Tucson in a Cat-and-Mouse Fight Against Nasty Synthetic Drug (May 21, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley: She’s Not a Generic Democrat (May 15, 2017), Arizona Capitol Times
Lawmakers Wrap Up Session with Expanded Tax Breaks for Business (May 12, 2017), Daily Courier
Arizona Legislature Ends Term by Passing Slew of Tax Breaks for Businesses (May 10, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
Legislature ends session, passes tax breaks, reverses cuts to public benefits (May 10, 2017), May 10, 2017
We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants (May 10, 2017), ERA Action
Rep. Powers Hannley: Let’s End the Tax Giveaways to Corporations (May 8, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Arizona Still Hasn’t Ratified the Equal Rights Amendment, Because Republicans Took a Lunch Break Instead (May 1, 2017), Phoenix New Times
Rep. Powers Hannley Says if We Can Give Away $12 bill in Sales Tax, then We Can Raise Teacher Salaries 4% (May 1, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Equal Rights Amendment effort falls flat in Arizona Legislature (April 28, 2017), AZCentral/Arizona Republic
Rep. Powers Hannley Tried to Force a Vote on the Equal Rights Amendment Today (April 27, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
GOP lawmakers stymie bid to vote on Equal Rights Amendment (April 27, 2017), Arizona Capitol Times
House recesses to quash vote on 1972 Equal Rights Amendment (April 27, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
ICYMI: Faith Leaders and Community Groups Call for Change to House Prayer Rules (April 21, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Secular and Humanist Leaders Invocation (April 20, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Arizona House Passes ‘Surprise Billing’ Measure To Protect Hospital Patients (April 20, 2017) KJZZ
Arizona House OKs bill targeting ‘surprise billing’ (April 19, 2017), Capitol Media Services/Pinal Central
Arizona House OKs bill protecting hospital patients from ‘surprise bills’ (April 19, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
Arizona House OKs Bill Targeting ‘Surprise Billing’ (April 19, 2017) US News
Rep. Powers Hannley Says We Need to Stay Vigilant on the Numerous Bills that Undermine Public Ed (April 18, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Rep. Powers Hannley Explains How Citizen Initiatives Are a Constitutional Right (April 10, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Tales from the Border: Day 3 (April 5, 2017) Associated Press (story and video)
Press Conference on ACA Repeal at the Capitol (March 23, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Rep. Powers Hannley Celebrates Nevada’s Approval of the ERA (March 22, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Spat Develops over Handicapped Parking Spaces (March 7, 2017), HavasuNews
How a tax-cut bill met its demise at the Arizona Legislature (March 6, 2017), AZCentral/Arizona Republic
Arizona House Rejects New Way for Big Companies like Intel to Use Tax Credits (March 3, 2017), KTAR News
Roberts: Why Is Arizona’s Legislature so Afraid of Arizona’s Voters? (March 2, 2017), AZCentral/Arizona Republic
Rep. Powers Hannley Standing Against Anything that Weakens the Citizen Initiative Process (March 2, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Bill will mandate recess for elementary kids (February 20, 2017), Capitol Media Services/Pinal Central
Rats and snakes beware: House gives preliminary approval to ‘snake shot’ bill (January 31, 2017), Capitol Times
Rep. Salman Commemorates the Roe v Wade Decision (January 26, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
AZ Native American Caucus Response to President Trump Decision to Reinstate Keystone Pipeline and DPAL (January 25, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley #ImagineAnArizona (January 23, 2017) Arizona House Democrats video
More stumbles at Arizona Secretary of State’s Office (January 22, 2017), AZCentral/Arizona Republic
State Rep. Stefanie Mach in tossup to represent midtown Tucson (November 9, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
Southern Arizona House races: 2 new Republicans appear to be in, 1 incumbent may be out (November 8, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
Here are the local candidates we recommend this election (October 13, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
Star endorsement: Arizona Legislative District 9 (October 8, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
Political Notebook: Anti-McCain primary votes loom large (September 1, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
The rundown: Here’s who won and lost the primary races (August 31, 2016), Capitol Times
State House: Most incumbent Democrats doing well (August 30, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
Pamela Powers Hannley: Meet the Candidate (July 28, 2017), Arizona Daily Star
Democrats announce House committee assignments (November 28, 2016), Capitol Times
Zona Politics: Meet the Democrats Running for State House in District 9 (July 23, 2016), Tucson Weekly
Tim Steller’s Political Notebook: Flake takes on Trump (July 7, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
Letter: Let me clarify about Clean Elections funding (July 9, 2016), Arizona Daily Star (related to Political Notebook above)
Letter: The Star owes Bill and Hillary Clinton an apology (June 1, 2016), Arizona Daily Star
Rep. Steele resigns to run for Congress (January 11, 2016), Capitol Times
Steller: Huppenthal exposes private-school roots, and more (February 14, 2014), Arizona Daily Star (A foreshadowing of things to come?)