Little progress has been made on Gov. Jan Brewer’s agenda for the legislative session, and she’s sending a clear signal that she wants to see some movement on her priorities before she deals with theirs. But the Ninth Floor says Brewer isn’t threatening to dust off the veto stamp.Read More »
A 2014 trial date has been set for a lawsuit by Arizona prison inmates over the quality of health care at the state's prisons.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers want to create a special license plate benefiting public school educators.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to a bill allowing lottery winners to keep their anonymity. Monday's voice vote leaves the legislation one vote away from final legislative passage.Read More »
Parents with custody of their children wishing to move will have to notify the other parent to give them a chance to object under a bill approved by the Arizona Senate Monday.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers say the global economy is on the precipice of financial ruin and the U.S. dollar could soon be worth less than the paper used to make it.Read More »
The battle over who gets to print public notices continued in the House on Monday, as a bill that had been killed was revived and passed, and another bill went down in flames.Read More »
The Arizona Senate approved a bill Monday that could arm teachers and administrators in rural schools.
The bill passed the Senate on a 17-11 party line vote, and now moves to the House. If approved by both chambers, the measure would allow certain school employees to carry concealed firearms in schools with fewer than 600 students that are more than 30 minutes and 20 miles from the nearest law enforcement agency.
The recall effort against Maricopa County Attorney Joe Arpaio decided over the weekend to stop using paid signature gatherers due to a lack of funds, an ominous sign for a campaign that faces an uphill battle in collecting hundreds of thousands of signatures.Read More »
The biggest name in Democratic politics in Arizona won’t jump into the fray for the 2014 governor’s race. Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona told KPNX-TV (Channel 12) reporter Brahm Resnik in a Sunday interview that he won’t seek the Democratic nomination for governor.Read More »