he Arizona House on Thursday reconsiders a bill to make some Arizonans wait longer before getting divorced. The bill failed on a 23-33 vote Tuesday after 10 Republicans joined Democrats in opposition. Arizona currently requires a 60-day waiting period for ...Read More »
With marriage licenses being issued to gay couples across the state, Republican lawmakers are alread...
In November, voters will decide whether to increase lawmakers’ salaries to $35,000 a year from $24,0...
With marriage licenses just starting to be issued to gay couples across the state, lawmakers are alr...
The Arizona Department of Revenue will delay the implementation of a key provision of Gov. Jan Brewe...
Senate President Andy Biggs and 26 other Republican lawmakers oppose passage of a $935 million bond ...
Richard Stavneak, director of the Joint Budget Legislative Committee, said the $1 billion budget gap...
A trial court judge ruled today that the state must begin resetting inflation adjustments for public...
A Senate panel April 6 advanced a bill that would give lawmakers more flexibility on spending, regardless of whether voters intended the money to be spent on specific programs.Read More »
A proposal asking voters to end legislative term limits cleared a House committee April 6, though a second committee still hasn't scheduled it for a hearing, which could scuttle the measure.Read More »
The Senate Finance Committee has pulled the plug on a bill that would have extended the life of the payday industry. The committee was set to hear on April 7 a "strike-everything amendment" on a bill that was the industry's final attempt to continue operating.Read More »
A day after rejecting a proposal to create new tax credits for Arizona's fledgling film industry, senators changed their minds and passed the legislation.Read More »
The Arizona House April 6 voted down a bill that would have made some Arizonans wait longer before getting divorced, despite changes made to address the concerns of critics.Read More »
Republican lawmakers angry at a proposed ballot initiative backed by Arizona hospitals that would raise taxes for the wealthiest residents to pay for some health care programs are fighting back by proposing to instead tax hospitals and other providers.Read More »
The Senate passed a bill April 5 that would crack down on child prostitution and allow victims of child sex abuse to bring civil actions against their alleged perpetrators years after they have become adults.Read More »
Supporters of the state's fledgling film industry failed to persuade the Senate to create a new tax credit program aimed at luring - and keeping -movie productions in the state.Read More »
The payday loan industry is making another attempt to extend its life less than a month after its efforts were rebuffed by a panel of lawmakers, critics of the industry said.Read More »