Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill that would have expanded School Tuition Organization tax credits. That led Republican leadership to unexpectedly cancel another vote on two other “school choice” bills.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is asking for another 2,500 private prison beds to address a s...
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...
Common Core appears to be here to stay, at least for the time being.Read More »
The Arizona Senate's Rules Committee has delayed action on a bill updating laws regulating microbreweries over constitutional issues.Read More »
Those often-cursed photo radar cameras are here to stay, at least for the time being. But so is texting while driving.Read More »
The Arizona Senate approved a bill today that will keep the names of officers who use deadly force a secret from the public for 90 days after a shooting.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is set to debate legislation that would ban the use of photo radar and red light cameras statewide.Read More »
Traditionally, Republicans campaign on limiting government, but many introduce one or more bills that would expand government right after they win re-election. It’s done in various ways – establishing a new commission, adding new regulations for an industry, launching a new program, or adding to what has already been established.Read More »
When state House and Senate committees each approved a bill to legalize ridesharing in Arizona last week, the committee rooms were eerily quiet and devoid of the hype that surrounded last year’s ridesharing bills.Read More »
Action from yesterday's legislative session included passage of bills blocking the sale of insurance policies under the federal Affordable Care Act in Arizona if they include coverage for abortion; eliminating the current requirement that students pass all three sections of Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards; increasing the penalty for the theft of beer and more.Read More »
Since 2009, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office has received more than 500 complaints about rooftop solar, ranging from “Do Not Call” list violations to a failure to disclose the total cost to a buyer.Read More »