Arizona lawmakers may roll back the clock and restore first-time misdemeanor DUI defendants' right to a jury trial.Read More »
For the past 11 years, Ken Strobeck has fought for cities’ rights at the Legislature as the director...
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
Drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups have spent more than $880 mill...
Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
A proposal to provide Arizona's nearly broke redistricting commission with more money gets its first legislative hearing Tuesday.Read More »
A majority of House Republicans today mistakenly voted to pass a bill that would outlaw texting while driving – and less than an hour later changed their votes to kill the legislation.Read More »
A first-term Republican lawmaker is claiming she’s being targeted by her homeowners association because of anti-HOA measures she has introduced.Read More »
Arizona voters may be asked to consider whether to scrap the state minimum wage's inflation adjustment.Read More »
A bill that would require that coaches, students and parents be educated about the dangers of heat stroke has passed the Senate and is awaiting action in the House.Read More »
Majority Republicans at the Arizona Legislature are moving to grab control over energy policy from state utility regulators in a move that supporters say would help protect consumers but that critics say puts at risk growth of the state's solar industry.Read More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission hoped for the best but prepared for the worst, authorizing its attorneys to take legal action if the Legislature doesn’t swiftly approve extra funding it will need before the end of the fiscal year.Read More »
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors today appointed attorney and school board member Martin Quezada to the House of Representatives.Read More »
In an effort to clear his name of allegations that he roughed up his ex-girlfriend and former campaign manager, Rep. Daniel Patterson turned over documents today alleging the woman has a criminal history involving drugs, domestic violence and theft, and was barred from practicing law in California.Read More »