A Republican senator is looking to stiffen penalties for youths trying to use fake identification to buy tobacco products.Read More »
Fearing defeat at the Supreme Court, more than a dozen members of Congress from California and Arizo...
Lawyers for Arizona and the American Civil Liberties Union are asking a federal judge to let them co...
State Senate President Andy Biggs has been called a RINO and a clown, and even compared to Democrati...
In the first four months under House Speaker David Gowan’s leadership, the cost of running the chamb...
The good news is that state revenues surged in April. The catch is that budget analysts aren’t sure...
The Sierra Club gave nearly every Republican legislator an “F’’ in the 2015 environmental report car...
The proposed renovations to the Arizona House of Representatives building were estimated at more tha...
A Senate panel on Wednesday waded into an ugly fight between a trade association of cigar manufacturers and one of its members over “blunt wraps.”Read More »
Lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill aimed at stopping the Tohono O’odham tribe from building a casino in Glendale. But the bill, which barely squeaked through in the Senate, lost its emergency provision. That means it would take effect 90 days after the session ends.Read More »
House minority leader David Schapira is pushing to add philosophy to a list of courses that qualify schools for grants under a program intended to make Arizona students more competitive.Read More »
Legislation intended to derail a Southern Arizona tribe's plan to build a Las Vegas-style casino-hotel in a Phoenix suburb is on a fast track in the Arizona Legislature's 2-week-old session, with the full House scheduled to consider it Tuesday.Read More »
Sponsors of legislation targeting automatic citizenship granted to U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants say they plan to formally introduce their bills in the Arizona House and Senate on Thursday.Read More »
Having shrunk in number, Democrats are more forcefully positioning themselves as the public’s eyes and ears at the Capitol.Read More »
Two sheriffs gave a grim assessment of security along the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday, telling a lawmakers they need the federal government to send more soldiers.Read More »
A no-texting-while-driving bill may have enough votes to pass this year in the Arizona Legislature, but it probably does not have enough firepower.Read More »
History is a fickle mistress, so no one today can say with certainty what the legacy of the Arizona Legislature’s 2010 session will be.Read More »