Saying signs don't protect people from “homicidal maniacs,'' the state Senate voted 18-12 on Thursday to allow people with concealed-carry permits to bring them into unsecured public buildings.Read More »
The Arizona House rejected a bill Wednesday that would stiffen sentences for immigrants in the count...
Largely along party lines, Arizona lawmakers approved a roughly $9.6 billion budget shortly after mi...
Businesses in the state's two largest counties could soon find themselves escaping a cost -- at the ...
The Senate passed legislation May 3 that will end a year-long court battle between the State Board o...
A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for publ...
As lawmakers milled around the Capitol waiting for the final word on a budget deal, children’s advoc...
State senators voted Monday to expand the Supreme Court in what one Democrat lawmaker called a “powe...
Laura Knaperek, a 10-year member of the House and staunch supporter of a law giving terminally ill patients new rights, died today after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 60.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would add a photo to welfare benefit cards after the sponsor promised to get rid of provisions that would drop as many as 120,000 from federal benefit programs.Read More »
The House Judiciary Committee today voted unanimously for Sen. John Kavanagh’s SB1286, which would expand the lists of persons included on the sexual registry to include Class One offenders. The bill previously passed the full Senate unanimously.Read More »
Slapped down in an earlier bid by federal judges, abortion foes at the Legislature are throwing up new roadblocks to Planned Parenthood being able to provide any services at all through the state's Medicaid program.Read More »
The Arizona House has reluctantly passed a measure that could cut off as many as 120,000 people from the state's food stamp program after the Republican sponsor promised to amend the measure in the Senate.Read More »
If you've got something to say, state lawmakers want to be sure you would be free to say it anywhere you want on college and university campuses -- as long as you say it outside.Read More »
Legislation to let every child attend private and parochial schools on the public dime is on life support, and possibly dead -- at least in its current form.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to undermine the ability of cities to require employers to provide things like sick leave to local workers. And they're doing it in a back-door way.Read More »
Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders in Arizona are seeking to stake a bigger claim in the state's political scene.Read More »