Legislative budget analysts have concluded that an amendment to a Republican-sponsored tax cuts bill would reduce the cost of the bill by about $300 million.Read More »
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...
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill...
Advocates of school choice are trying to legalize education vouchers for students in failing public schools.Read More »
A House panel today killed a pair of measures designed to gut Arizona's public campaign finance system, but the fight to let voters decide the fate of Clean Elections is not over.Read More »
After the first 87 days of the 2010 legislative session, 61 bills had made it to the governor’s desk for a final up-or-down decision. So far, she has signed 22 of them into law and vetoed one.Read More »
The Arizona House has scheduled a vote on legislation that would make Arizona the third state allowing people to carry concealed weapons without a permit. The House is set to vote on the bill on April 8. The Senate approved ...Read More »
he Arizona House on Thursday reconsiders a bill to make some Arizonans wait longer before getting divorced. The bill failed on a 23-33 vote Tuesday after 10 Republicans joined Democrats in opposition. Arizona currently requires a 60-day waiting period for ...Read More »
A Senate panel April 6 advanced a bill that would give lawmakers more flexibility on spending, regardless of whether voters intended the money to be spent on specific programs.Read More »
A proposal asking voters to end legislative term limits cleared a House committee April 6, though a second committee still hasn't scheduled it for a hearing, which could scuttle the measure.Read More »
The Senate Finance Committee has pulled the plug on a bill that would have extended the life of the payday industry. The committee was set to hear on April 7 a "strike-everything amendment" on a bill that was the industry's final attempt to continue operating.Read More »
A day after rejecting a proposal to create new tax credits for Arizona's fledgling film industry, senators changed their minds and passed the legislation.Read More »