A Republican senator is pushing legislation that would dramatically scale back the Arizona open meetings law to allow elected officials to meet in secret to propose and debate policies. The measure would only require the public be allowed into meetings if an official action is taken.Read More »
Supporters of a 2012 ballot measure that would have radically overhauled the way Arizonans choose ca...
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measur...
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection agai...
House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse....
Just months after the Arizona House of Representatives received a $375,000 facelift, House Speaker D...
In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect...
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary. ...
Navajo County Attorney Brad Carlyon said Monday that he will not file a driving under the influence charge against a state representative after a blood test turned up negative for alcohol.Read More »
While House Democrats blasted Republicans for voting to change the rules to allow closed caucus meetings, Republicans fought back by calling Democrats hypocritical for opposing the change because Democrats have held secret meetings for years.Read More »
Small businesses could start offering a stake in their companies to investors online through equity crowdfunding if a bill authored by Rep. Jeff Weninger and Sen. David Farnsworth passes.Read More »
When Gov. Doug Ducey released his budget proposal for the upcoming year, Republican Rep. Paul Boyer of Phoenix had only one question.Read More »
Lawmakers have been largely quiet on Mexican gray wolves so far this session, possibly because Arizona Game and Fish is threatening federal wildlife authorities with a lawsuit if the wolf recovery program isn’t updated.Read More »
Underage drinkers could get drunk and then get medical help under a proposal from an Arizona senator.Read More »
A confluence of circumstances is aiding the persistence of a rumor at the Arizona Capitol – the “crazy” is lurking behind Super Bowl XLIX.Read More »
Republican Reps. Sonny Borrelli and Kelly Townsend are concerned about lawmakers’ safety. So they have sponsored two proposals they believe will protect legislators from attacks by citizens who could target them specifically because of their titles.Read More »
Four Peaks Brewing Co. co-owner Andy Ingram has a dilemma: If he wants to produce more beer, he might have to shut down some of his Arizona restaurants.Read More »