When it comes to public records and government transparency, the Legislature this year has been a hotbed of activity. Republican lawmakers have introduced a host of proposals that would increase government secrecy by restricting access to public records and allowing more political discussions to happen behind closed doors.Read More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will once again take on a big-name Washington, D.C....
To improve the outcomes for Arizona children who are wards of the state, Senate President Andy Biggs...
Two lawmakers who represent eight Indian tribes aren’t standing with tribal leaders who see a Goldwa...
Technology’s rapid advances in the past decade haven’t bypassed lawmakers and public officials, and ...
Amid perceptions that Gov. Doug Ducey favors charter schools over traditional public schools, a fled...
The Attorney General last week asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to moot the state’s appea...
As current Speaker of the House David Gowan and former Speaker Andy Tobin stood on the steps of the ...
With several relatives of those killed by distracted drivers urging support, a Senate committee advanced a bill Wednesday that would prohibit sending text messages while driving.Read More »
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors has moved a step closer to selling vehicles directly to consumers at Arizona stores.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Education is expecting the initial achievement test tied to the Common Core learning standards to be a disaster.Read More »
An Arizona senator has agreed to sponsor a bill that would keep the names of officers who fire their weapons a secret for 90 days after a shooting.Read More »
A House committee passed a bill Wednesday that would make Arizona the third state behind Utah and Oklahoma to recognize gold, silver and platinum as legal tender.Read More »
With President Barack Obama proposing free community college in his State of the Union and proposed budget, a state lawmaker says Arizona should start laying the groundwork now.Read More »
If federal law gives states the authority to require online retailers to collect state sales taxes, Arizona should reduce the amount of income tax it collects to offset its gains, a state lawmaker says.Read More »
An Arizona legislator is proposing legislation that would ban the use of photo radar statewide.Read More »
A Republican senator is pushing legislation that would dramatically scale back the Arizona open meetings law to allow elected officials to meet in secret to propose and debate policies. The measure would only require the public be allowed into meetings if an official action is taken.Read More »