The mayors of Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler say years of bad planning by Arizona's government threatens the financial future of their cities and others around the state.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey is defending a budget proposal that would take more money from Arizona's universitie...
Speeding just a little bit over the limit might soon result in just a slap on the wrist. On a 40-...
Today’s legislative session included the House moving measures forward outlawing "revenge porn"; all...
The Arizona House is set to vote on a bill revising a 2014 law barring so-called "revenge porn." ...
The House is set to vote on a bill making the maximum penalty for driving up to 10 miles per hour ov...
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills disallowing cities to dictate ...
A solar demand charge from SRP and a Senate bill aimed at adding requirements to solar leases both m...
To hear Kris Mayes explain it, the super-heated debate over the use of solar energy and other renewable resources to help power the state has simmered down.Read More »
After about an hour of discussion, Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would exempt religious assemblies from registering as political committees despite advocating for specific political issues.Read More »
Sometimes, the party description next to a lawmaker’s name becomes the extra hand that helps push legislation forward – and that’s exactly what happened with a bill that would ban texting while driving.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is scheduled to vote today (March 22) on a bill that would make it illegal in Arizona to text while driving. A vote on the texting bill was scheduled last week but the sponsor says he had it postponed because of tension among senators over the budget and payday loan legislation.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is scheduled to vote today (March 22) on a bill to strengthen reporting requirements on abortions.Read More »
During her first 13 months on the Ninth Floor, Gov. Jan Brewer said repeatedly that it would be devastating to balance the budget by shortchanging the public school system, and she has opposed - and even vetoed - legislation that would have led to massive reductions in education funding.Read More »
In its last action to shore up the staggering state deficit, Arizona lawmakers decided to ask voters to dismantle a program aimed at expanding education and health services for children.Read More »
Lawmakers may find themselves back at the Capitol for another budget round if voters in November knock down a proposal to eliminate an early childhood development program and take its money, and sweep funds reserved for preserving Arizona's open spaces.Read More »
This was not the way Ted Vogt imagined his final semester of law school. It began normally enough, with classes and a clerkship and the inevitable plans to take the Bar exam and line up employment after graduation.Read More »