A House committee has delayed action on a bill that would legalize nunchucks.Read More »
The Arizona House rejected a bill Wednesday that would stiffen sentences for immigrants in the count...
Largely along party lines, Arizona lawmakers approved a roughly $9.6 billion budget shortly after mi...
Businesses in the state's two largest counties could soon find themselves escaping a cost -- at the ...
The Senate passed legislation May 3 that will end a year-long court battle between the State Board o...
A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for publ...
As lawmakers milled around the Capitol waiting for the final word on a budget deal, children’s advoc...
State senators voted Monday to expand the Supreme Court in what one Democrat lawmaker called a “powe...
The Pima County Board of Supervisors appointed Matt Kopec to fill an Arizona House vacancy created by Rep. Victoria Steele's resignation to focus on her congressional run.Read More »
In his first three years as Senate president, Andy Biggs has navigated the Legislature with force. More often than not, he sets the tone for the entire legislative body.Read More »
After eight years fighting – usually unsuccessfully – against Republican-backed policies and budgets, House Minority Leader Eric Meyer is heading into his final year in the House hoping Democrats will fare better.Read More »
Senate Minority Leader Katie Hobbs heads into the 2016 Legislative session at even more of a disadvantage than usual.Read More »
When House Speaker David Gowan first came to the Legislature in 2009, the state budget was more than $3 billion in the hole. Seven years later, as Gowan prepares to enter his final year at the Capitol, the budget is nearly balanced and the state has a surplus and money in the rainy day fund.Read More »
The Legislature is back in session, and lawmakers have already filed more than 350 bills. That number will swell to more than 1,000 in the coming weeks, as members of the House and Senate begin the rush to push their bills through both chambers, and up to the governor’s desk.Read More »
Despite rosier-than-expected revenue collections and projections, top Republican lawmakers have all warned against the dangers of increasing state spending.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey called on lawmakers Jan. 11 to send him legislation allowing state agencies to wipe out unnecessary regulations that restrain job creation.Read More »
A veteran state lawmaker is moving to allow some people to be armed with everything from guns and knives to baseball bats and chemical Mace on college and university campuses.Read More »