The Arizona Senate rejected a proposal Monday that would have let parents opt out of having their children undergo statewide assessments.Read More »
For the past 11 years, Ken Strobeck has fought for cities’ rights at the Legislature as the director...
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
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Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
Nearly seven weeks after unanimous passage in the House, the Senate has unanimously adopted a measure that would replace a 2014 law barring so-called "revenge porn."Read More »
On a 13-16 margin the state Senate on Monday defeated legislation which would have eliminated the requirement for new businesses in the state’s two largest counties to publish their articles of incorporation and other legal notices in newspapers.Read More »
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 »
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Concluding that existing laws are outdated, a Senate panel voted on March 3 to include many more activities in the definition of “stalking” – things that can land a person in prison.Read More »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 »