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 »
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Amid perceptions that Gov. Doug Ducey favors charter schools over traditional public schools, a fled...
The Attorney General last week asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to moot the state’s appea...
As current Speaker of the House David Gowan and former Speaker Andy Tobin stood on the steps of the ...
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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 »
The Arizona House April 6 voted down a bill that would have made some Arizonans wait longer before getting divorced, despite changes made to address the concerns of critics.Read More »
Republican lawmakers angry at a proposed ballot initiative backed by Arizona hospitals that would raise taxes for the wealthiest residents to pay for some health care programs are fighting back by proposing to instead tax hospitals and other providers.Read More »
The Senate passed a bill April 5 that would crack down on child prostitution and allow victims of child sex abuse to bring civil actions against their alleged perpetrators years after they have become adults.Read More »
Supporters of the state's fledgling film industry failed to persuade the Senate to create a new tax credit program aimed at luring - and keeping -movie productions in the state.Read More »
The payday loan industry is making another attempt to extend its life less than a month after its efforts were rebuffed by a panel of lawmakers, critics of the industry said.Read More »
You may soon be able to buy liquor early Sunday morning. The Senate has adopted an amendment that would allow alcohol retailers to restock or sell liquor between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday.Read More »
Democrats successfully revived legislation that would allow those who have been sexually abused as a child to bring civil actions against their alleged perpetrator years after they have become adults.Read More »
Could Arizona be the next Mecca for film production companies? Supporters of a bill that aims to extend tax credits for film producers believe the state has that potential. They say it has the scenery, the proximity to California and the ability to develop a talent pool that would be sufficient for big-time productions.Read More »