Seven years after Arizonans voted to end payday lending, some of the same players are back, seeking new state permission to offer yet another form of high-interest loans.Read More »
Reaction was quick and decisive when House Republicans learned of Speaker David Gowan’s plans for a ...
Supporters of a 2012 ballot measure that would have radically overhauled the way Arizonans choose ca...
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measur...
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection agai...
House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse....
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In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect...
With Arizona weeks away from using the new AzMERIT test for the first time, four Republican lawmakers have offered legislation that would put its future in doubt.Read More »
If two state lawmakers get their way, every school district and charter school will offer all-day kindergarten by tapping into some of the hundreds of millions of dollars a judge has said they are owed because state lawmakers failed to increase funding under a voter-approved law.Read More »
Calling it a “theft of time,” the Senate voted 21-8 on Monday to make it a crime to push a crosswalk button if you don’t really intend to get to the other side.Read More »
In his quest to ensure the state doesn’t bring in more revenue if the federal Marketplace Fairness Act comes online, Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard of Chandler isn’t taking no for an answer.Read More »
The five members of the House Elections Committee agreed that Arizona’s late August primary election date should be earlier. Exactly when the primary election will be may have to be a discussion for another day.Read More »
A tax watchdog is behind legislation that forbids political subdivisions from running promotional campaigns during elections to raise taxes.Read More »
Democratic state Sen. Steve Farley of Tucson is hoping the 11th bill is the charm when it comes to banning texting while driving in Arizona.Read More »
The legal wilderness that Arizona’s campaign finance regulations have encountered since a federal judge struck down a key statute last year may be nearing an end.Read More »
Opponents of a bill to keep the names of police officers who use deadly force secret for three months after a shooting argue that such a law will deepen the distrust minorities have towards police.Read More »