Invoking the name of a convenience mart clerk shot to death, the state Senate voted Monday to require those not here legally who are convinced of certain crimes to serve their full sentences without the chance of parole.Read More »
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
Drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups have spent more than $880 mill...
Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
UPDATE: Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard has apparently locked up the support necessary to become the ne...
Rep. T.J. Shope’s HB2182 would get rid of a requirement in state law that says a beer and wine store must have a 5,000-square-foot building in order to be able to conduct its own sampling.Read More »
The House has passed a measure reforming state law on potlucks and noncommercial social events.Read More »
The House has passed a measure that blocks state and local authorities from enforcing or financing any federal action not affirmed by Congress.Read More »
The House failed to pass a measure that would allow convenience stores to sell liquor within 300 feet of a school or church.Read More »
Republican lawmakers are working with the Secretary of State’s Office to overhaul the state’s campaign finance system with a 54-page rewrite critics say is too long and complicated to rush through the Legislature.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to spell out that the “fantasy sports” leagues being advertised heavily on TV -- and the wagering around them -- is legal in Arizona, even as prosecutors in some other states are trying to close them down.Read More »
Charging that cities are ignoring the laws they pass, lawmakers voted Wednesday to let the attorney general direct that their state aid be withheld until they comply. “There’s nobody in this room who, if they disobey state law or the ...Read More »
One of Gov. Doug Ducey’s top priorities from his State of the State address took its first step toward completion as a House committee signed off on his plan to eliminate licensing requirements for a handful of professions, but there is still much work to be done before the proposal is in its final form.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel has voted to advance a proposal that would cut off their state shared revenue if cities or town passed regulations that conflict with state law.Read More »