U.S. District Court Judge David Bury issued an order late this afternoon rejecting a bid to block implementation while the legality of the 2012 law is litigated.Read More »
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 ...
Governor-elect Doug Ducey campaigned on the slogan “opportunity for all.” For some lawmakers, the bi...
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The successful gubernatorial candidate who promised to balance the budget without tax hikes or borro...
The powerful Appropriations Committee of the Arizona House is getting a new chairman. Term limits...
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Lawmakers get a fresh start in budget negotiations come January, when the next legislative session k...
The Arizona Senate wasted no time amending a $9.24 billion budget approved last week by the House, claiming that a consensus had been reached among the two chambers and Gov. Jan Brewer on a spending plan that more closely resembles the one senators approved on March 20.Read More »
Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs said his chamber may not accept the changes to the budget made late Thursday by the House.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee plans to review changes the House made in the budget package senators passed a week and a half ago.Read More »
A Senate panel voted March 25 to set up a “virtual fence’’ along the U.S.-Mexico border — but provided absolutely no cash to do that.Read More »
Efforts to redefine Arizona’s trespassing statute have hit another snag: Some GOP lawmakers in the Senate object to a proposal calling trespassing a violation of any state or local law.Read More »
The for-hire vehicle industry, which has operated here in Arizona for decades under simple but highly effective standards designed to keep riders safe, proposes that UberX, Lyft and other “ride sharers” meet the same modest set of safety standards.Read More »
The Arizona House has begun debating a state budget plan that adds spending to the plan passed by the Senate.Read More »
As a member of the Navajo Nation and an Army veteran, a state representative says Arizona needs to do more to honor Native Americans who have served and sacrificed for their country.Read More »