Despite a festering budget deficit, lawmakers have found a way to grant Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu’s request for funds for border-related immigration enforcement.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is asking for another 2,500 private prison beds to address a s...
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...
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
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...
While the battles Wisconsin Republicans waged against their state’s teachers unions dominated news coverage in a made-for-television drama, their legislative counterparts in Arizona moved against government employees with far less fanfare.Read More »
A legislative economic panel, whose recommendations legislators typically use in forecasting how much cash the state will get, has downgraded its revenue forecast for next year.Read More »
Tea party supporters in Arizona could show off their affinity for the movement on their vehicles if Gov. Jan Brewer signs a bill sent to her Wednesday creating a special "Don't Tread On Me" license plate.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's vetoes of a half-dozen bills sponsored by fellow Republicans are raising eyebrows, with some conservatives questioning whether she is still one of them.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers have approved a bill to recognize a Colt revolver as the state's official firearm.Read More »
A drug testing bill proposed as a response to Arizona voters' legalization of medical marijuana is headed to Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »
Conservative lawmakers who rose to power following the last election set the tone for this session and left significant marks on major pieces of legislation that have come to define the achievements and failures of Arizona’s 50th Legislature, which wrapped up the annual legislative session just as the sun was rising this morning.Read More »
Lawmakers have been meeting all day as they try to churn through the last few pieces of legislation and wrap up legislative business for the year.Read More »
Last-ditch efforts by social conservatives helped to successfully revive legislation that would extend the waiting period to file a divorce in some cases.Read More »