A bill that critics said would threaten the future of Arizona's fledgling solar-energy industry has died after its sponsor announced Feb. 25 that she was withdrawing it.Read More »
After several years of failed bills attempting to curtail distracted driving caused by smartphones a...
A Democratic lawmaker wants to require Arizona schools to post health-related information on their w...
Lawmakers have already drafted and introduced more than 600 ideas for new laws and that number will ...
Therapy for animals: Should chiropractors practice on the family pet, let alone hedgehogs and cockatoos?
Thomas Pfafman was a skeptic once, too. Pfafman, a veterinarian, once thought chiropractic care d...
Law enforcement unions are revising their proposal to temporarily withhold the names of officers inv...
John Kavanagh wants to jail people who slow his nightly trip home and that of fellow commuters. ...
Republican leaders in the House want to be able to meet and discuss legislation in secret closed-doo...
The opposition campaign against Proposition 100 is shaping up to be a low-budget, decentralized effort to convince Arizonans to vote "no" on the proposed temporary sales tax increase.Read More »
Arizona's newest state legislator said she sees beauty in the Socratic Method, by which opposing views on an issue submit to questions and debate ideas.
Rep. Amanda Reeve, a Phoenix Republican, said she doesn't subscribe to the my-way-or-the-highway style of politics.
Republicans are trying to pass a law that would require public schools to determine which of their students are illegal immigrants and then report their findings to the state.Read More »
A plan to cut $800 million next fiscal year from state programs providing health care would cost tens of thousands of jobs, and the losses would extend far beyond those in the health care field, business leaders said Feb. 24.Read More »
A Senate panel has approved a bill that would prohibit local governments from enforcing stricter rules on firearms ownership than what's written in state law.Read More »
The Legislature will stop all committee hearings March 1 to allow lawmakers to focus all their attention on the multibillion-dollar state budget deficit.Read More »
A sweeping illegal immigration bill is set for debate on the House floor after receiving approval from a committee along a party-line vote Feb. 24.Read More »
Sen. Russell Pearce failed to get two of his priority measures out of committee during the final week to hear Senate bills in the Senate.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge on Feb. 17 said he stopped significant provisions of abortion restrictions from taking effect because they would have burdened patients and abortion providers.Read More »