Arizona lawmakers pulled an all-nighter and worked well past sunrise Saturday morning to approve a $9.1 billion budget proposal after Republican leadership spent the day rounding up the votes to get it across the finish line.Read More »
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
After spending more than $325,000 on renovations in the past year, and abandoning plans to spend ano...
The budget deal struck between Republican legislative leaders in both chambers and Gov. Doug Ducey lacks enough support to pass in either chamber, at least without serious changes.Read More »
As National Consumer Protection Week comes to a close, legislators and Gov. Doug Ducey are working to pass a state budget that would gut the fund that pays for consumer protection efforts in the Attorney General’s Office and instead use some of that money to sue the Obama administration.Read More »
Arizona legislators advanced a budget deal struck by Senate and House leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey, but the bills won’t move any further unless GOP leadership can change the minds of more than a dozen rank-and-file members opposed to the spending plan.Read More »
The Arizona House passed a bill Wednesday that allows payday lenders to offer a new product with more than 200 percent interest, despite voters barring them from operating in the state under a 2008 initiative.Read More »
Republican leaders in the Legislature plan quick action on a budget deal hammered out with Gov. Doug Ducey.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey is defending a budget proposal that would take more money from Arizona's universities, saying it was necessary to slash deeper there to ensure a balanced budget.Read More »
Speeding just a little bit over the limit might soon result in just a slap on the wrist. On a 40-20 vote the House on Tuesday approved legislation to say that driving 10 miles faster than what is posted is no longer a traffic violation subject to fines of up to $250.Read More »
Today’s legislative session included the House moving measures forward outlawing "revenge porn"; allowing those convicted of prostitution to have their records cleaned and allowing Arizona high school students to gain admission into an in-state school without taking fine arts.Read More »
The Arizona House is set to vote on a bill revising a 2014 law barring so-called "revenge porn."Read More »