A Senate panel has advanced a bill that attempts to rein in the rampant use of proxies at Republican intraparty elections, but some local party leaders say the bill is unnecessarily overreaching.Read More »
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
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An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
After spending more than $325,000 on renovations in the past year, and abandoning plans to spend ano...
Lawmakers overwhelmingly advanced a bill that would allow underage drinkers to seek medical attention without fear of prosecution, but worry the measure fails to address the root problem of binge drinking among young adults.Read More »
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff wants to ensure that the fluffy dog sitting next to you in a restaurant is really a service animal, and not just someone’s pet.Read More »
State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to restricting public access to the images from police body cameras. SB 1300 neither requires nor prohibits officers from taking videos when they deal with the public.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to do what schools chief Diane Douglas has so far been unable: Kill the Common Core academic standards and any tests associated with them.Read More »
A key lawmaker said talks she's leading among taxi firms, rideshare companies such as Uber and insurers on an updated law regulating the new and growing rideshare industry are progressing.Read More »
Seven years after Arizonans voted to end payday lending, some of the same players are back, seeking new state permission to offer yet another form of high-interest loans.Read More »
With Arizona weeks away from using the new AzMERIT test for the first time, four Republican lawmakers have offered legislation that would put its future in doubt.Read More »
If two state lawmakers get their way, every school district and charter school will offer all-day kindergarten by tapping into some of the hundreds of millions of dollars a judge has said they are owed because state lawmakers failed to increase funding under a voter-approved law.Read More »
Calling it a “theft of time,” the Senate voted 21-8 on Monday to make it a crime to push a crosswalk button if you don’t really intend to get to the other side.Read More »