Sen. Rich Crandall announced today that he will not serve his entire term, and will retire from legislative service at some point after the current legislative session ends to pursue new professional opportunities.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...
Sen. Don Shooter persuaded his fellow senators to advance a bill out of the Senate on March 7 by promising them the bill as written is essentially dead on arrival in the House.Read More »
An Arizona House panel has approved a bill allowing police to destroy medical marijuana seized during a criminal investigation.Read More »
The outlines of a potential compromise between municipalities and supporters of a bill that seeks to simplify the state’s sales tax system emerged this month, a few days after the governor’s office pitched the idea to mayors.Read More »
The Arizona House is making it harder for process servers to find people who are avoiding photo enforcement tickets.Read More »
A sharply divided Arizona House has given final approval to a bill lowering the property tax rate assessed on fixtures and other so-called "personal property" businesses own if they expand and add jobs.Read More »
For Sen. Kimberly Yee, R-Phoenix, some edible medical marijuana products are too easy to mistake for candy and should be labeled clearly by law.Read More »
Arguing that struggling schools and students need more class time and less summer vacation, state representatives approved a bill to allow such schools to increase their calendar year to 200 days, and pull in some extra state money in the process.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel cleared legislation that would require political organizations to better organize signatures they collect and reward those that conduct background checks of their own paid circulators.Read More »
The Arizona House has passed a bill expanding from three to five the number of judicial nominees a commission sends to the governor for her to choose from.Read More »