The jockeying has begun for Senate leadership positions besides the presidency, the Arizona Capitol Times has learned.Read More »
The Senate gave preliminary approval on March 5 to a bill that would use Arizona’s Medical Marijuana...
A bill that would clarify and clean up last year’s campaign finance law overhaul hit a snag after an...
Legislation is rarely killed on the House or Senate floor. By the time a bill has run the gauntlet t...
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes...
State lawmakers are moving HB2485 to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners...
Arizona's Medicaid agency faces a $1 billion budget shortfall at the start of the 2012 fiscal year as stimulus assistance from the federal government expires, yet another sobering reminder of the fiscal fiasco Arizona is in.Read More »
A Legislative committee hearing on Sept. 15 confirmed some policymakers' fears about the recently enacted federal health care law - that it would increase costs and put an "enormous" regulatory burden on businesses.Read More »
A group claims a Republican House staffer was involved in recruiting Green Party candidates in an effort to siphon votes from Democratic challengers, and they're calling for House Speaker Kirk Adams to launch an investigation.Read More »
The large infusion of House members into the Senate next year and the results of the primary election have set the stage for a showdown over one of the most powerful positions at the state Capitol: the Senate presidency.Read More »
Spice is a mixture of herbs varying by the brand and sprayed with a chemical, JWH 018, that mimics the effect of tetrahydrocannibol, or THC, in marijuana. It is sold under brands including K2, Black Mamba, Wicked X. Rep. Matt Heinz said he is considering legislation that would have Arizona take steps to regulate spice once federal and state health officials offer guidance.Read More »
Rep. Adam Driggs, who is in a three-way Senate race for the Republican Party’s nomination in Legislative District 11, has received a huge boost from independent groups. But he's not the only one.Read More »
Arizona legislators are setting aside Gov. Jan Brewer's suggestion that lawmakers consider changing parts of the state's controversial immigration law.Read More »
Several Senate candidates have reported expenditures that dwarfed what their opponents got in public financing, according to the latest disclosures on the Secretary of State's website.Read More »
Lawmakers have sent a constitutional amendment to the November ballot that would guarantee workers the right to a secret vote when they decide whether to unionize.Read More »