Arizona lawmakers take final action Monday on a sweeping immigration bill. The bill has been approved by the House. Senate passage would send it to Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »
A solar demand charge from SRP and a Senate bill aimed at adding requirements to solar leases both m...
Last week’s deadline to hear bills in chamber-of-origin committees was the single biggest hurdle for...
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have st...
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbrewerie...
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizonans fly off on vacation to New York, Hawaii or even just to ...
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of ani...
A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by...
School choice advocates are pushing to amend the state Constitution to allow students in failing public schools to use vouchers at private schools.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed S1108 into law, making it legal for anyone over the age of 21 to carry a concealed deadly weapon without a permit.Read More »
Three of four Senate leaders will leave the chamber next year, taking with them decades of legislative experience and clearing the way for new leadership.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is nearing the deadline to act on a bill that would make Arizona the third state to not require a permit to carry a concealed weapon.Read More »
Ah, Spring! It’s the time of year when ambitious legislators’ thoughts turn to leadership. And in a session that is quickly heading for completion, discussions are simmering about who is gearing up for the November caucus elections in the House of Representatives.Read More »
The Democratic caucus will face significant change as its top two leaders are both leaving the House after this term.Read More »
A bill that aims to spur job growth through tax cuts to businesses and tax credits for companies that create new high-wage jobs has cleared one hurdle in the Senate, but its ultimate fate is still uncertain.Read More »
Sen. Rebecca Rios, an Apache Junction Democrat and the assistant minority leader, will likely succeed Sen. Jorge Garcia, the Democratic leader who is termed-out and is running for the Corporation Commission.Read More »
After losing a two-year, multimillion-dollar battle with voters and lawmakers, Arizona’s payday lenders are fighting for their lives.Read More »