Gov. Jan Brewer on April 1 signed a bill that requires extensive disclosure of campaign spending by corporations and labor unions, which are now permitted to spend as much money as they want on political advertisements because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.Read More »
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...
Lawmakers have already drafted and introduced more than 600 ideas for new laws and that number will ...
Therapy for animals: Should chiropractors practice on the family pet, let alone hedgehogs and cockatoos?
Thomas Pfafman was a skeptic once, too. Pfafman, a veterinarian, once thought chiropractic care d...
Law enforcement unions are revising their proposal to temporarily withhold the names of officers inv...
John Kavanagh wants to jail people who slow his nightly trip home and that of fellow commuters. ...
Republican leaders in the House want to be able to meet and discuss legislation in secret closed-doo...
Schools will be required to identify and count students who are in the country illegally under a bill that the Senate passed on March 31.Read More »
A pair of measures designed to gut the Clean Elections campaign finance system were held in the House Judiciary Committee after it became apparent the legislation would have been defeated.Read More »
The Legislature approved on March 31 a measure that gives Gov. Jan Brewer the authority to sue the federal government over the recently enacted health care law.Read More »
For years, beating the drum for increased local authority to pursue illegal immigrants has delivered some of Arizona's lawmakers waves of public support, and to a lesser degree, brought criticism. But because immigration issues tend toward the hyperbolic in Arizona, and the approaching election beckons lawmakers to appear tougher on immigration than those gunning for their seats, a bill that promises to render a great deal of that increased authority looks more likely than ever to become law.Read More »
A House panel has given its approval to two measures that would prohibit cloning, the sale of human embryos and efforts to create human-animal hybrids.Read More »
The trespass provisions originally included in a bill aimed at significantly altering Arizona's immigration enforcement methods were swapped out in a strike everything amendment proposed March 29.Read More »
A bill being pushed by social conservatives to extend the waiting period for couples who want to untie the knot is headed for approval.Read More »
The Legislature is moving ahead with plans to give Gov. Jan Brewer and lawmakers the authority to sue the federal government over the health care law, even though lawmakers pushing for a lawsuit were unable to fully explain the legal basis for a court challenge.Read More »
Voters may be given the opportunity this fall to further limit when governors can use their line-item veto power, if a measure approved today by the House is passed by the Senate.Read More »