Seven years after Arizonans voted to end payday lending, some of the same players are back, seeking new state permission to offer yet another form of high-interest loans.Read More »
Democrats in Tempe and west Mesa nominated two state representatives and a local party leader as can...
A committee made up of law enforcement and criminal defense officials, members of the media and lawm...
Just one day after the First Things First board formally opposed legislative leadership’s plan to sw...
Arizona is on track to collect revenues not seen since before the beginning of the Great Recession, ...
Education funding fever has gripped the Arizona Capitol, and just about everyone has a plan. Republi...
A member of the Tempe City Council is suing over a state law that prevents cities and towns from ban...
In response to education funding plans proposed by the governor and legislative Republicans, Democra...
With Arizona weeks away from using the new AzMERIT test for the first time, four Republican lawmakers have offered legislation that would put its future in doubt.Read More »
If two state lawmakers get their way, every school district and charter school will offer all-day kindergarten by tapping into some of the hundreds of millions of dollars a judge has said they are owed because state lawmakers failed to increase funding under a voter-approved law.Read More »
Calling it a “theft of time,” the Senate voted 21-8 on Monday to make it a crime to push a crosswalk button if you don’t really intend to get to the other side.Read More »
In his quest to ensure the state doesn’t bring in more revenue if the federal Marketplace Fairness Act comes online, Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard of Chandler isn’t taking no for an answer.Read More »
The five members of the House Elections Committee agreed that Arizona’s late August primary election date should be earlier. Exactly when the primary election will be may have to be a discussion for another day.Read More »
A tax watchdog is behind legislation that forbids political subdivisions from running promotional campaigns during elections to raise taxes.Read More »
Democratic state Sen. Steve Farley of Tucson is hoping the 11th bill is the charm when it comes to banning texting while driving in Arizona.Read More »
The legal wilderness that Arizona’s campaign finance regulations have encountered since a federal judge struck down a key statute last year may be nearing an end.Read More »
Opponents of a bill to keep the names of police officers who use deadly force secret for three months after a shooting argue that such a law will deepen the distrust minorities have towards police.Read More »