Nearly two decades after voters blocked lawmakers from tinkering with ballot measures, the Legislature it trying to take the power back.Read More »
For only the second time in 12 years, a legislative leader declined to sit down with the Arizona Cap...
House Minority Leader Eric Meyer came to the Capitol eight years ago almost as a fluke. In 2008, ano...
Arizona lawmakers weren’t as tough on crime in the 2016 session, choosing instead to focus on victim...
After 14 years as a state legislator, Senate President Andy Biggs won’t be returning to the Capitol ...
In Sen. Katie Hobbs’ second full session as minority leader of Senate Democrats, she had fewer votes...
Twenty lawmakers didn’t miss a single vote this year – far fewer than last year’s 35 who had perfect...
Gov. Doug Ducey has finished acting on all the bills lawmakers sent him this year – and the legislat...
A state lawmaker wants to officially claim the Salt River horses as state property, hoping to protect the animals from being removed in the future.Read More »
Rep. Randall Friese, D-Tucson, has introduced House Bill 2052, that would require all motorcycle riders to wear a helmet, unless they pay a fee when registering the motorcycle.Read More »
Rep. Sonny Borrelli is hoping to circumvent an obstructive committee chairman with a new plan to sweep funding for an early childhood development program.Read More »
The House has given initial approval to a measure that would block voter-outreach groups from collecting and dropping off early ballots.Read More »
Republican lawmakers looking to increase Arizona's say in national elections have passed a measure to create a national popular vote.Read More »
A state Senate committee voted 5 to 2 Thursday for a bill that Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas says strips her office of its powers and hands them to an unelected board of appointees: the State Board of Education.Read More »
A jubilant Senate claimed victory on a historic public safety pension overhaul on Thursday, passing a long-awaited and hard-bargained package of reform bill out of the chamber with unanimous support.Read More »
Republican lawmakers want stiffer penalties for Arizona cities that skirt federal immigration laws and for immigrants who break the law while in the country illegally.Read More »
Flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, local officials and a coalition of various public safety groups, Republican Sen. Debbie Lesko on Tuesday publicly unveiled the much-anticipated legislation to overhaul the Public Safety Personnel Pension System.Read More »