Latino Democrats today said a Republican senator made an “offensive and ignorant” decision when she read a racially tinged letter on the Senate floor during the debate of an immigration bill last week.Read More »
As police are increasingly recording interactions with alleged lawbreakers and victims, lawmakers ar...
Democratic Sen. Carlyle Begay is now a Republican. The Ganado lawmaker announced Monday morning his...
A massive personnel reform package pushed through the Legislature by Brewer in 2012 dramatically shi...
Democratic Sen. Carlyle Begay is widely expected to announce Monday he is switching parties, a move ...
Jason Fitzpatrick is the man behind the cameras that have filmed official action at the Capitol for ...
A top state House Republican is moving to have the state speed up tax breaks for the insurance indus...
Four months ago, the Arizona Capitol Times set out to learn how much of the state’s business is bein...
The Senate approved legislation on Monday mandating that government documents, including all voting materials except the actual ballot, be published in English.Read More »
House Minority Whip Matt Heinz suddenly resigned his leadership post this afternoon, citing a need to spend more time and energy on legislation.Read More »
A month after Arizona enacted a series of corporate tax cuts aimed at stimulating job growth and turning around the state’s struggling economy, Arizona economists are mixed in their assessment of the law.Read More »
The Senate budget’s most novel aspect is the clearest indication of the chamber’s ideological moorings yet.Read More »
Despite all the raw emotions it stirred and all the opposition it encountered, the Senate’s budget-slashing and gimmicks-busting proposal isn’t going to be state’s final spending plan.
Its most contentious aspects, more likely than not, will be softened and its most ragged edges smoothed out before it wins support in the House of Representatives and with Gov. Jan Brewer.
The Senate today resoundingly rejected five controversial immigration bills, including a proposal that supporters say is aimed at getting the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit the issue of American citizenship.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is refusing to wave off legislators from taking up the contentious issue of illegal immigration again.Read More »
The chairman of a civilian border watch group described by a watchdog organization as a "vitriolic Mexican-basher" who courts white supremacists will no longer be giving a presentation about the state of the U.S.-Mexico border to an Arizona Senate panel.Read More »
The Arizona Senate plans Thursday to consider an array of illegal immigration bills dealing with citizenship, health care, public services and everyday activities ranging from hiring to driving.Read More »