Social conservatives say Arizona should stand up for marriage by making it take longer to untie the knot. A Senate committee on Feb. 17 approved a bill to triple to 180 days the state's current 60-day period that courts must wait before considering a divorce request.Read More »
The Senate gave preliminary approval on March 5 to a bill that would use Arizona’s Medical Marijuana...
A bill that would clarify and clean up last year’s campaign finance law overhaul hit a snag after an...
Legislation is rarely killed on the House or Senate floor. By the time a bill has run the gauntlet t...
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes...
State lawmakers are moving HB2485 to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners...
Dr. Zuhdi Jasser isn't reluctant to speak his mind about oil barons he believes to be financiers of terrorism. He does so through the group he founded, the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, and its Web site.Read More »
Ethnic studies were first brought to Superintendent Tom Horne's attention in April 2006 when a former girlfriend of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, said "Republicans hate Latinos" while speaking at an assembly at a Tucson high school.Read More »
An effort to finance a new Spring Training stadium in Mesa for the Chicago Cubs through surcharges on rental cars and baseball tickets cleared its first hurdle today and won approval from a House panel, despite opposition from every other baseball team in the Cactus League and Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig.Read More »
In what Chairman Don Stapley acknowledged is becoming a regular event for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, the group on Feb. 17 chose another new state lawmaker.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to lift a stay blocking implementation of a judge's order that overturns a key part of Arizona's public campaign financing system.Read More »
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will meet today at 9 a.m. to select a replacement for state Rep. Sam Crump of Anthem.Read More »
With Arizona State Parks facing an uncertain future due to budget cuts, Lake Havasu City is proposing taking over operations of a popular facility there.Read More »
A group of Arizonans who call themselves the "Orange Coalition" are behind three measures that would bolster individual property rights and secure state control of water within its borders.Read More »
Veterans who suffered severe combat wounds deserve tuition breaks similar to those available to faculty and staff at state universities so they can get on with their lives, a state lawmaker said.Read More »