Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Legislature is apparently paying attention to Gov. Jan Brewer's message that she won't sign any bills until she sees a budget she can approve on her desk.

The House on Thursday is set to debate 13 bills but hasn't scheduled votes on any of them. The Senate is set to debate five bills and also hasn't scheduled votes. Wednesday's action followed the same game plan.

All the bills have passed the other chamber, so a passing vote would trigger their transmittal to the governor.

But with Brewer sending a message this week as a budget package stalled, legislative leaders are apparently not chancing a veto by doing that.

Brewer's spokesman said the state's immediate priority is a budget and that's what she wanted to sign first.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention KTAR.com Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.