The fate of a bill that would delay payments to schools and universities as a deficit-closing gimmick is in question after the House of Representatives amended the measure, linking its enactment to a jobs creation and business tax cut bill that is stalled in the Senate.Read More »
For Doris Goodale’s grown daughter, drug addiction didn’t begin with a party and a syringe. It was a...
Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment o...
Newspapers are not going to lose a government-mandated source of revenue, at least not this year. ...
The Senate approved a measure directing Arizona officials to advise residents how to prepare for a d...
The Arizona House has approved a bill giving state police and other Department of Public Safety work...
A House panel overwhelmingly rejected changing to how student counts are determined for public school funding, saying daily attendance averages wouldn't properly reflect how many students are enrolled in school.Read More »
Legislation aimed at giving county sheriffs and other county officers full control over their budgets failed to get the nod of a Senate panel on Feb. 10.Read More »
A former U.S. Army Green Beret serving in the Arizona Legislature is itching for a fight with the federal government over national regulations he says infringes on the rights and liberties of states and citizens.Read More »
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has appointed a Scottsdale man to the Arizona Senate.Read More »
Requiring local governments to post records of all financial transactions online would make officials better stewards of the public's money, a state lawmaker contends.Read More »
Voters approved a constitutional amendment in 2004 to require a dedicated funding stream for voter-approved programs. Now lawmakers want the same requirement at the municipal level.Read More »
The House today narrowly approved a bill that would close about half of the current year's budget deficit through borrowing.Read More »
Sen. Richard Miranda, a Democrat from Tolleson, will run for the House this year. Miranda cannot seek re-election to the 30-person chamber because he has reached his term limit.Read More »
Rep. Ed Ableser, a Tempe Democrat, wants Congress to urge the NCAA to adopt a college football playoff system. Sen. Jack W. Harper, a Surprise Republican, wants to proclaim that Arizona has no intention of providing assistance to the controversial community-organizing group ACORN. Rep. Chad Campbell, a Phoenix Democrat, wants federal laws aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.Read More »