Despite "no" votes by Sen. Ron Gould and Rep.-elect Jack Harper, a panel of lawmakers recommended extending tax credits that benefit the working poor and charities.Read More »
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
After spending more than $325,000 on renovations in the past year, and abandoning plans to spend ano...
If you’re a lawyer named John Johnson, you might end up in the Arizona Legislature. A review of the ...
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will once again take on a big-name Washington, D.C....
Since 1988, the bowl and its board of directors have been handing out free game tickets to state lawmakers and it recently informed legislators that those wishing to attend the Fiesta Bowl, the Insight Bowl or the BCS National Championship game will have to pay full price.Read More »
Legislators say public expectations are one of the challenges they face as states' budget troubles continue.Read More »
Lawmakers have reduced spending for parks, health care for low-income children and some state-funded medical transplants. Still, the tough times are far from over.Read More »
Less than a year after the agency was nearly abolished, the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections stepped away from the abyss after a legislative committee recommended that it be continued for five years.Read More »
The Arizona Senate’s new Republican leaders took their cue from the public and created committees to reflect the general mood of voters — disgruntlement.Read More »
More committees mean more people divvying up the work, ostensibly making for an efficient legislative process.Read More »
The number of economy-related committees raises an interesting question: Which panel will consider legislation aimed at improving the state’s economy?Read More »
Some Democratic lawmakers couldn’t help but scratch their heads when the list of new Senate committees was released in November.Read More »
Sen. Jack Harper, a Republican from Surprise, said he plans to introduce legislation next year that would create a government-sanctioned militia that would be allowed to patrol the border to observe illegal activity and report it to enforcement authorities.Read More »