A 2014 report by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights found that students covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act were disproportionately restrained and secluded.Read More »
Sen. Debbie Lesko is again trying to eliminate a tax mechanism that allows some Arizona school distr...
In her quest to reform the state’s public safety pension system, Sen. Debbie Lesko has been credited...
Republican lawmakers are hoping to go to the ballot box to settle a dispute over whether the Citizen...
The Arizona House has passed a proposal overhauling the state's badly underfunded public safety work...
Calling Israel “one of our greatest allies,” a House panel voted Wednesday to stop doing business wi...
The No. 3 Republican in the state House lashed out Wednesday at a plan to revamp the pension funds f...
Pulling apart what was a carefully crafted deal, a House panel voted Tuesday night to open up a much...
Reaction was quick and decisive when House Republicans learned of Speaker David Gowan’s plans for a second large-scale renovation of the chamber in the past six months.Read More »
Supporters of a 2012 ballot measure that would have radically overhauled the way Arizonans choose candidates in primary elections are hoping that different language and a different campaign will result in a better outcome than the landslide defeat they suffered three years ago.Read More »
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measure designed to outlaw “revenge porn” and settle an ongoing lawsuit against the state.Read More »
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection against President Obama, at least according to a pair of recent editorials in national newspapers.Read More »
House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse. Gowan told the Arizona Capitol Times that the House has plans in place for a large-scale construction project. The project, which Gowan said is still in the planning phase, will include installing showers and building a new “multi-purpose” room, a massive overhaul of the House basement and offices there, along with new carpet throughout the House.Read More »
Just months after the Arizona House of Representatives received a $375,000 facelift, House Speaker David Gowan is planning another massive renovation of the chamber.Read More »
In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales taxes against certain types of businesses that the agency -- and even a court -- says are owed to the state.Read More »
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed two bills by fellow Republicans on Monday that asked the federal government turn over public lands to the state. The GOP lawmakers said they wanted to use Arizona's federal public lands as a new stream of revenue for the state.Read More »