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 »
A committee made up of law enforcement and criminal defense officials, members of the media and lawm...
Just one day after the First Things First board formally opposed legislative leadership’s plan to sw...
Arizona is on track to collect revenues not seen since before the beginning of the Great Recession, ...
Education funding fever has gripped the Arizona Capitol, and just about everyone has a plan. Republi...
A member of the Tempe City Council is suing over a state law that prevents cities and towns from ban...
In response to education funding plans proposed by the governor and legislative Republicans, Democra...
Democrats in the Arizona Legislature are set to roll out a school funding plan to compete with propo...
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 »
The House is set to vote on a bill making the maximum penalty for driving up to 10 miles per hour over the speed limit just $15.Read More »
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills disallowing cities to dictate to developers what kind of plants they have to install; restricting marijuana cultivation facilities from neighborhoods and allowing businesses to publish public notices on a a website.Read More »
A solar demand charge from SRP and a Senate bill aimed at adding requirements to solar leases both moved forward on Thursday. Solar advocates say it was a bad day for the sun in Arizona.Read More »
Last week’s deadline to hear bills in chamber-of-origin committees was the single biggest hurdle for the 1,138 bills introduced in the Legislature this year.Read More »
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have stopped. But it also isn't getting any better.Read More »
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbreweries, and opponents of the bill are ramping up efforts to defeat it.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizonans fly off on vacation to New York, Hawaii or even just to Yuma without having to get a passport.Read More »