The Arizona Senate delayed debate on a $9.23 billion spending plan Monday afternoon as lawmakers prepare amendments to the budget and Senate President Andy Biggs finds a means to further cut funding for district charter schools.Read More »
Try to change Arizona’s budget-making process, and you’re bound to bruise a few egos. Sen.-elect ...
In light of devastating projections of a $1.5 billion budget shortfall in the current and next fisca...
An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer reported finding more liquor than coffee in Rep. Albe...
Prosecutors dropped charges against Republican Rep. Bob Robson of Chandler for allegedly stealing a ...
Hoping to bring some free market principles to the prison industry, Sen.-elect John Kavanagh wants t...
Soon-to-be-freshmen representatives swarmed the halls of the state House on Dec. 8 and 9 for a two-d...
In the upcoming 2015 legislative session, one-third of the lawmakers in the Arizona House of Represe...
U.S. District Court Judge David Bury issued an order late this afternoon rejecting a bid to block implementation while the legality of the 2012 law is litigated.Read More »
The Arizona Senate wasted no time amending a $9.24 billion budget approved last week by the House, claiming that a consensus had been reached among the two chambers and Gov. Jan Brewer on a spending plan that more closely resembles the one senators approved on March 20.Read More »
Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs said his chamber may not accept the changes to the budget made late Thursday by the House.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee plans to review changes the House made in the budget package senators passed a week and a half ago.Read More »
A Senate panel voted March 25 to set up a “virtual fence’’ along the U.S.-Mexico border — but provided absolutely no cash to do that.Read More »
Efforts to redefine Arizona’s trespassing statute have hit another snag: Some GOP lawmakers in the Senate object to a proposal calling trespassing a violation of any state or local law.Read More »
The for-hire vehicle industry, which has operated here in Arizona for decades under simple but highly effective standards designed to keep riders safe, proposes that UberX, Lyft and other “ride sharers” meet the same modest set of safety standards.Read More »
The Arizona House has begun debating a state budget plan that adds spending to the plan passed by the Senate.Read More »