A first-term state lawmaker has given up in his bid to restrict what kind of doctors can recommend medical marijuana to their patients.Read More »
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed ...
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a ...
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlem...
Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to maintain the status quo in the in the face of a proposed policy change...
A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a package of budget bills that outline a $9.58 billion spen...
Republican lawmakers are moving to use state funds to help privately run charter schools borrow mone...
As Gov. Doug Ducey begins the push to approve his budget proposal, some lawmakers worry they once again may be left behind.Read More »
Lawmakers at the joint Appropriations Committee briefing on Gov. Doug Ducey’s budget proposal Jan. 19 were only allotted time for one question each following the budget presentation, but the questions they asked were telling.Read More »
A House committee has delayed action on a bill that would legalize nunchucks.Read More »
The Pima County Board of Supervisors appointed Matt Kopec to fill an Arizona House vacancy created by Rep. Victoria Steele's resignation to focus on her congressional run.Read More »
In his first three years as Senate president, Andy Biggs has navigated the Legislature with force. More often than not, he sets the tone for the entire legislative body.Read More »
After eight years fighting – usually unsuccessfully – against Republican-backed policies and budgets, House Minority Leader Eric Meyer is heading into his final year in the House hoping Democrats will fare better.Read More »
Senate Minority Leader Katie Hobbs heads into the 2016 Legislative session at even more of a disadvantage than usual.Read More »
When House Speaker David Gowan first came to the Legislature in 2009, the state budget was more than $3 billion in the hole. Seven years later, as Gowan prepares to enter his final year at the Capitol, the budget is nearly balanced and the state has a surplus and money in the rainy day fund.Read More »
The Legislature is back in session, and lawmakers have already filed more than 350 bills. That number will swell to more than 1,000 in the coming weeks, as members of the House and Senate begin the rush to push their bills through both chambers, and up to the governor’s desk.Read More »