The debate over whether to raise Arizona’s traditional campaign contribution limits may ultimately end up in court, but enough state senators ere convinced Tuesday that adjusting contribution limits for individuals and political action committees does not require a three-quarter vote.Read More »
A bill to provide health insurance for thousands of Arizona children cleared a hurdle Tuesday as law...
Seven Republican lawmakers are trying to erect new roadblocks to the federal government resettling M...
The measure approved Tuesday by the Senate Committee on Federalism, Mandates and Fiscal Responsibili...
A House panel advanced a bill that would exempt the Department of Child Safety from investigating ce...
Arizona residents are one step closer to getting a tax credit for attending a firearms safety class ...
State lawmakers will decide whether those who have something to say on college and university campus...
A House panel moved quickly Monday to restore funding for Joint Technical Education Districts ahead ...
Gov. Jan Brewer unveiled the details of her Medicaid expansion plan this afternoon, beginning in earnest the effort to push the controversial proposal through the Legislature.Read More »
Speedy drivers and red light runners cruising down state highways wouldn’t have to watch out for those white photo radar boxes and flashes of light anymore if a bill approved by the House on Monday becomes law.Read More »
Unable to get any traction at the state Capitol, union foes are preparing to bring the fight to the 2014 ballot and let Arizonans decide whether automatic paycheck deductions should be banned.
A group called Protect Employee Paychecks recently filed an initiative with the Secretary of State. Unlike the proposals that are stuck in the Legislature, the initiative would affect both public and private unions.
Sen. Kelli Ward’s bill to prohibit the enforcement of any new federal gun laws in Arizona cleared the Senate Rules Committee despite lawmakers’ strong concerns that the legislation, as written, is unconstitutional.Read More »
Student groups won't be able to use student fees collected by universities to support political causes under a bill passed by the Arizona House.Read More »
A proposal that would allow the creation of new agencies to secure new regional water supplies is stalled in the Arizona House, but Speaker Andy Tobin says he's not convinced opposition from Yuma farmers means the bill won't move this year.Read More »
Generous retirement plan for politicians and judges may soon end, setting the stage for others to follow
Almost 20 years ago the Arizona auditor general warned that the retirement plan for elected officials and judges was too generous — a member could retire with an income twice as large as an employee with the same salary and years of service in one of the state's other plans.Read More »
Republican Rep. Tom Forese of Chandler sponsored three bills this session to loosen regulations on the undertaking industry, and allow them to bring on interns to do some of the work.Read More »
Full-time, nonresident college students looking for something fun to do on spring break can get a financial break on a hunting license if a bill approved by the House gets signed into law.Read More »