Arizona lawmakers considering a bill that would reduce regulation on groups that spend money in elections without disclosing the source benefitted by more than $900,000 during the 2014 election cycle, in what’s dubbed “dark money” spending.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez dropped out of her re-election race in Legislative District 29 today ...
Throughout the 16 years that John Hays served in the Arizona Legislature, it was a kinder, gentler p...
House Democratic leadership is calling for Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez to resign after a state gr...
Calling the measure unconstitutional, a major union, state lawmakers and city council members are as...
A state grand jury has indicted a Democratic lawmaker on allegations she ripped off the state’s food...
With a growing segment of the country beginning to view addiction as a disease that needs treatment,...
In an informal opinion today, state Solicitor General John Lopez sidestepped questions posed by Trea...
State senators approved three new laws designed to expand the rights of gun owners, including one that could allow Arizonans who get federal OK to possess everything from grenades to silencers.Read More »
One man is behind bars after activists halted today’s House floor session with chanting, jeering and a tussle with police.Read More »
One of the biggest behind-the-scenes battles at the Legislature this year is the fight over “flex loans” – high interest loans for those with bad credit and few other options in an emergency.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers want voters to strip counties, cities and towns of the ability to set their own minimum wage and their explicit right to adopt employee benefits of their own liking.Read More »
A bill to allow out of state wineries to ship wine directly to Arizona consumers is on its way to the governor’s desk.Read More »
Saying its the best deal animal rights advocates will get, a Senate panel voted late Tuesday to bar cities from keeping pet stores from selling commercially bred dogs and cats.Read More »
Acceding to pressure from business interests and the governor, Republican state lawmakers are moving to undermine the ability of individual communities to establish their own “living wages” higher than the mandated state minimum.Read More »
Those often-cursed photo radar cameras along two state roads are going away.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives narrowly approved a proposal Monday allowing payday lenders barred from operating following a 2008 voter initiative to offer a new high-interest loan product.Read More »