Charging that cities are ignoring the laws they pass, lawmakers voted Wednesday to let the attorney general direct that their state aid be withheld until they comply. “There’s nobody in this room who, if they disobey state law or the ...Read More »
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...
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
One of Gov. Doug Ducey’s top priorities from his State of the State address took its first step toward completion as a House committee signed off on his plan to eliminate licensing requirements for a handful of professions, but there is still much work to be done before the proposal is in its final form.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel has voted to advance a proposal that would cut off their state shared revenue if cities or town passed regulations that conflict with state law.Read More »
After a heated debate Wednesday, a House panel voted to refuse to use state and local resources to cooperate with efforts to place refugees here unless the federal government meets certain conditions.Read More »
A House panel has passed a measure that would offer protections to the herd of wild horses living near Arizona's Salt River.Read More »
Calling it a matter of personal freedom, the head of the House Health Committee wants to allow contact lens wearers go up to two years between required eye exams.Read More »
New legislation creating a comprehensive state policy on drone use that includes a ban on cities and towns making their own rules was approved Tuesday by an Arizona Senate committee.Read More »
Three decades after lawmakers pushed teaching creationism in public schools, the state Senate will decide whether the father of the theory of evolution deserves to be honored.Read More »
Legislative leaders are engaged in what amounts to a staring contest over what happens this coming week with legislation to restore funding for career and technical education programs.Read More »
Sen. Kimberly Yee wants to ensure that last year’s revelations about per diem payments to two members of the Industrial Commission of Arizona won’t repeat themselves.Read More »