The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections would close in March 2011 under the Legislature's plan to shift the cost of incarcerating juveniles to counties.Read More »
Speeders and frequent fliers can rejoice after a House panel early Thursday morning approved an omni...
Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, on Wednesday explained – but would not apologize – for a comment mad...
The Arizona House has joined the Senate in passing a bill shielding the names of lottery winners for...
A House committee has approved a bill allotting more than $1 million to implement a pilot program to...
Critics are calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to veto a bill that would keep the names of officers who use ...
Calling it a right of self-defense, a Senate panel voted late Tuesday to give the go-ahead for hundr...
It is now up to Gov. Doug Ducey whether Arizonans will be denied for 60 days the names of police off...
The second special session of the year began just after 2 p.m. today. Click here for updates.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times veteran reporter Jim Small talks about the state's serious budget issues and what to expect in the next few weeks from the Legislature in part 1 of Channel 5's special report "Arizona's Cash Crisis."Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer announced March 5 that the Legislature will begin the second special session of the year today to work on a budget that will fill in a deficit of $3.4 billion in the fiscal 2010 and 2011 budgets.Read More »
Years ago, an old adobe house in Paradise Valley was known as a place where politicians and community leaders gathered for Mexican food, beer and cross-party solidarity.Read More »
On the surface, it seemed like a no-brainer to build a new Health Sciences Education Building for Arizona's three state universities.Read More »
If all state workers have to take a pay cut, then so should lawmakers, says one Democratic senator who has sponsored a measure to reduce lawmaker salaries by the same percentage of state employees.Read More »
Republican lawmakers hoped to have a budget plan approved by March 4, but were apparently unable to cobble together the support needed to paper over $3.4 billion in deficit.Read More »
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that corporations and labor unions can spend freely on political campaigns, Arizona has a simple choice - create new regulations to monitor that type of spending, or run the risk of an entire election cycle being dominated by millions of dollars worth of anonymous advertising.Read More »
Senate President Bob Burns said he will propose a ballot measure to cap the state's ability to take on new debt. First, he wants to remove the debt limitation in the Arizona Constitution, which is $350,000. That limit has been in place since the state's founding in 1912.Read More »