The state House agreed this afternoon to alter state law so the newest member of the Arizona Corporation Commission can vote on pending electric rate cases.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...
A campaign finance bill moving through the Arizona Legislature was touted as a routine housecleaning measure to simplify the state's complicated election regulations.Read More »
Here are highlights of the Arizona Legislature's first 50 days - Jan. 11, through Feb. 29.Read More »
Concluding that existing laws are outdated, a Senate panel voted on March 3 to include many more activities in the definition of “stalking” – things that can land a person in prison.Read More »
Saying signs don't protect people from “homicidal maniacs,'' the state Senate voted 18-12 on Thursday to allow people with concealed-carry permits to bring them into unsecured public buildings.Read More »
Laura Knaperek, a 10-year member of the House and staunch supporter of a law giving terminally ill patients new rights, died today after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 60.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives approved a bill Tuesday that would add a photo to welfare benefit cards after the sponsor promised to get rid of provisions that would drop as many as 120,000 from federal benefit programs.Read More »
The House Judiciary Committee today voted unanimously for Sen. John Kavanagh’s SB1286, which would expand the lists of persons included on the sexual registry to include Class One offenders. The bill previously passed the full Senate unanimously.Read More »
Slapped down in an earlier bid by federal judges, abortion foes at the Legislature are throwing up new roadblocks to Planned Parenthood being able to provide any services at all through the state's Medicaid program.Read More »
The Arizona House has reluctantly passed a measure that could cut off as many as 120,000 people from the state's food stamp program after the Republican sponsor promised to amend the measure in the Senate.Read More »