Arizona House OKs state personnel system changes

Arizona House OKs state personnel system changes

CREATED Mar. 14, 2012

Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona House has approved legislation to implement Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal for a sweeping rewrite of the state government's personnel system.
   
The House's 39-19 vote Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate.
   
The legislation is a top policy priority for Brewer in the current legislative session.
   
It would make it easier to fire and discipline most state executive-branch workers and give the governor hiring and firing authority over more agency directors.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Loading...