Sen. Debbie Lesko is again trying to eliminate a tax mechanism that allows some Arizona school districts to raise millions of dollars in funding allotted for desegregation and student achievement efforts.Read More »
Twenty lawmakers didn’t miss a single vote this year – far fewer than last year’s 35 who had perfect...
Gov. Doug Ducey has finished acting on all the bills lawmakers sent him this year – and the legislat...
At least a handful of the 1,361 bills introduced in Arizona this year match bills introduced in othe...
As prescription pain relievers increasingly fuel addictions around the country, Arizona is moving to...
Gov. Doug Ducey put the finishing touches on the 2016 legislative session Thursday by signing the la...
Deputy Pima County Attorney Kathleen Mayer finally, after seven years of trying, got a bill passed t...
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation today to kill the ability of cities to keep pet stores from selli...
In her quest to reform the state’s public safety pension system, Sen. Debbie Lesko has been credited with accomplishing a Herculean task.Read More »
Republican lawmakers are hoping to go to the ballot box to settle a dispute over whether the Citizens Clean Elections Commission is subject to the same rulemaking regulations as other state agencies.Read More »
The Arizona House has passed a proposal overhauling the state's badly underfunded public safety worker pension plan after adopting a pair of amendments.Read More »
Calling Israel “one of our greatest allies,” a House panel voted Wednesday to stop doing business with firms that boycott the country.Read More »
The No. 3 Republican in the state House lashed out Wednesday at a plan to revamp the pension funds for police and firefighters, saying it's a bad deal and should be scrapped.Read More »
Pulling apart what was a carefully crafted deal, a House panel voted Tuesday night to open up a much larger area of the state to electronic billboards.Read More »
A bill to provide health insurance for thousands of Arizona children cleared a hurdle Tuesday as lawmakers unanimously passed a measure to lift a freeze on a program covering low-income kids.Read More »
Seven Republican lawmakers are trying to erect new roadblocks to the federal government resettling Middle East refugees in Arizona.Read More »
The measure approved Tuesday by the Senate Committee on Federalism, Mandates and Fiscal Responsibility makes it illegal to “arrest or capture” any citizen “with the intent of detention under the law of war.” It also would bar executing anyone who has not first been convicted in a federal court.Read More »