Arizona Legislative Academy

Education and training for Arizona’s new legislators on procedure, organization and key issues

The Arizona Legislative Academy at Arizona State University is the first university-based program in the country to address a perennial challenge: building capacity in the state legislature.

With term limits in Arizona, it is not unusual for a large membership turnover to occur when a new legislature convenes. Yet, pressing, complex issues like the state budget, healthcare and security do not wait for our newly elected lawmakers to grasp the nuances of the legislative system and state government structure through which they must act.

This program is specifically designed to help first-time elected officials quickly grasp the processes, culture, communications and interactions related to service in the state legislature.

The Inaugural Legislative Academy

January, 2017
For the 53rd Legislature


Introduction
Andy Tobin, Director
Arizona Legislative Academy

 Welcome Letters
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Jonathan Koppell, Dean
ASU Watts College of
Public Service and
Community Solutions

 

Important Links from the
Attorney General’s Office:

Arizona
Attorney General

Comprehensive list
of pending and
completed opinions
from 1999-present

 

 

Download
Academy Program
and Presentations

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 Photo Gallery

 

 

 

 


We wish to
acknowledge
and thank
the individuals,
foundations and
companies for their
generous support of
the Inaugural Arizona
Legislative Academy

 

 

Leaders of the Year Award

Arizona Capitol Times
2017 Leaders of the Year

The 2019 Legislative Academy


For the 54th Legislature

 Welcome Letters
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Warren Peterson
Majority Leader of
the Arizona House
of Representatives
Rep. T.J. Shope
House Speaker
Pro Tempore

 

Freshman Class
of the 54th
Arizona Legislature

 

 

 

 

 

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Presentations

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Photo Gallery

 

 

 

 


 

The Arizona Legislative Academy
Facilitated by the Arizona State University Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions and ASU Morrison Institute for Public Policy.