Sen. Rebecca Rios, an Apache Junction Democrat and the assistant minority leader, will likely succeed Sen. Jorge Garcia, the Democratic leader who is termed-out and is running for the Corporation Commission.Read More »
A Flagstaff lawmaker is hoping to throw a new roadblock in the path of those who want to legalize ma...
Republican Sen. John Kavanagh, one of the Arizona Humane Society’s 2014 Humane Lawmakers of the Year...
House Republicans voted today to allow themselves to meet in secret, closed door discussions for any...
State lawmakers want to give winners of the Arizona Lottery what one calls a “running start” to prot...
People scoffed when Senate President Andy Biggs said he wanted a 65-day legislative session in 2015....
After several years of failed bills attempting to curtail distracted driving caused by smartphones a...
A Democratic lawmaker wants to require Arizona schools to post health-related information on their w...
After losing a two-year, multimillion-dollar battle with voters and lawmakers, Arizona’s payday lenders are fighting for their lives.Read More »
A judge has denied the request for a jury trial made by an Arizona lawmaker ordered removed from office for violating the state's public campaign financing law.Read More »
Dozens of people rallying Wednesday at the State Capitol urged Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would require local law enforcement to assist in enforcing federal immigration law.Read More »
As the Arizona Legislature inches closer to passing Sen. Russell Pearce's immigration bill, some lawmakers want a couple more changes before it receives final approval.Read More »
Those opposing Sen. Russell Pearce's immigration crackdown bill listed their concerns April 13 on the Capitol lawn, just hours before the House is slated to debate and vote on the bill. The Arizona Interfaith Network, a group of local clergy, and the Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform (AZEIR) pointed out the problems they saw in the bill, highlighting the precarious position this puts law enforcement and local governments into, as well as the overall humanitarian rights trampling they see this bill promoting.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times April 12 announced a media partnership with ABC-15 to provide live coverage of the Capitol on the television station's news programs.Read More »
After a lengthy hearing attended by dozens of lobbyists for business groups and various individual corporations, a Senate panel today approved a heavily amended bill that aims to spur job growth through tax cuts to all businesses and tax credits for companies that create new high-wage jobs in Arizona.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee split along party lines as it endorsed a Republican package of business tax cuts and tax breaks for creating new jobs.Read More »
Arizona State Parks is bristling at a late amendment to a bill that would force the agency to lease its most popular park to Lake Havasu City, a move that would be a significant hit to the agency's already battered budget.Read More »