Lawmakers overwhelmingly advanced a bill that would allow underage drinkers to seek medical attention without fear of prosecution, but worry the measure fails to address the root problem of binge drinking among young adults.Read More »
A member of the Tempe City Council is suing over a state law that prevents cities and towns from ban...
In response to education funding plans proposed by the governor and legislative Republicans, Democra...
Democrats in the Arizona Legislature are set to roll out a school funding plan to compete with propo...
An anticipated special session of the Arizona Legislature to boost funding for K-12 schools appears ...
Republican members of the Arizona House are being summoned to briefings by their leaders on ongoing ...
Members of the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council spoke frankly about their strategy fo...
Arizona Senate Republicans refuse to turn over text messages between President Andy Biggs and other ...
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff wants to ensure that the fluffy dog sitting next to you in a restaurant is really a service animal, and not just someone’s pet.Read More »
State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to restricting public access to the images from police body cameras. SB 1300 neither requires nor prohibits officers from taking videos when they deal with the public.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to do what schools chief Diane Douglas has so far been unable: Kill the Common Core academic standards and any tests associated with them.Read More »
A key lawmaker said talks she's leading among taxi firms, rideshare companies such as Uber and insurers on an updated law regulating the new and growing rideshare industry are progressing.Read More »
Seven years after Arizonans voted to end payday lending, some of the same players are back, seeking new state permission to offer yet another form of high-interest loans.Read More »
With Arizona weeks away from using the new AzMERIT test for the first time, four Republican lawmakers have offered legislation that would put its future in doubt.Read More »
If two state lawmakers get their way, every school district and charter school will offer all-day kindergarten by tapping into some of the hundreds of millions of dollars a judge has said they are owed because state lawmakers failed to increase funding under a voter-approved law.Read More »
Calling it a “theft of time,” the Senate voted 21-8 on Monday to make it a crime to push a crosswalk button if you don’t really intend to get to the other side.Read More »
In his quest to ensure the state doesn’t bring in more revenue if the federal Marketplace Fairness Act comes online, Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard of Chandler isn’t taking no for an answer.Read More »