No opening day at the Capitol has ever resembled the one on Jan. 10, but the end of the 2011 session may not look any different from the near-century of sessions that preceded it.Read More »
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have st...
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbrewerie...
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizonans fly off on vacation to New York, Hawaii or even just to ...
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of ani...
A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by...
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill...
Common Core appears to be here to stay, at least for the time being. ...
If the federal government wants to borrow money, states should have a say in it, Republican lawmakers and a representative of the Goldwater Institute said Wednesday morning.Read More »
The House of Representatives will cut short its first work week of the legislative session in light of Saturday’s deadly shooting in Tucson.Read More »
To members of a notorious Kansas-based church who are planning to picket the funerals of victims of the shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona sent this message today: We don't want you here.Read More »
Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams says he hopes the Tucson shooting helps motivate state lawmakers to be civil with each other, respecting the need to disagree respectfully when at odds on major issues.Read More »
Following a hard-fought battle to raise the burden of proof of malpractice cases against emergency room doctors, a senior Republican wants to expand it to all physicians.Read More »
House Speaker Kirk Adams is proposing to eliminate the pension program for elected officials. "Is it any surprise to anyone in this room that a pension program for politicians designed by politicians would happen to be the most generous of all," Adams said during the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Legislative Forecast Luncheon Jan. 7.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer made her economic agenda for the upcoming session clear, and the agenda she didn't lay out spoke volumes as well.Read More »
With the legislative session about to start, a commission appointed by Gov. Jan Brewer has missed a year-end deadline to recommend steps that the state can take to privatize services and improve efficiency of programs.Read More »
A lawmaker who will sponsor Arizona legislation targeting automatic citizenship granted to U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants says it should be considered early in the annual session that begins Monday.Read More »