Schools will be required to identify and count students who are in the country illegally under a bill that the Senate passed on March 31.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled upheld the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s authority to ...
In 10 cases so far, prosecutors have been unable to file charges under Arizona statutes targeting “r...
Small charter school networks were saved from massive spending cuts today by a formal opinion of Att...
Azerbaijan Connection: Arizona lawmakers pass resolutions putting themselves in the middle of international conflict
Since 2012, the small Middle Eastern country of Azerbaijan has invited hundreds of state lawmakers f...
Members of Congress recently got into hot water with the independent Office of Congressional Ethics ...
If the U.S. Supreme Court returns authority for congressional redistricting to the Legislature, lawm...
A group of Arizona veterans have written to state republicans calling on state Sen. Jeff Dial to rel...
A pair of measures designed to gut the Clean Elections campaign finance system were held in the House Judiciary Committee after it became apparent the legislation would have been defeated.Read More »
The Legislature approved on March 31 a measure that gives Gov. Jan Brewer the authority to sue the federal government over the recently enacted health care law.Read More »
For years, beating the drum for increased local authority to pursue illegal immigrants has delivered some of Arizona's lawmakers waves of public support, and to a lesser degree, brought criticism. But because immigration issues tend toward the hyperbolic in Arizona, and the approaching election beckons lawmakers to appear tougher on immigration than those gunning for their seats, a bill that promises to render a great deal of that increased authority looks more likely than ever to become law.Read More »
A House panel has given its approval to two measures that would prohibit cloning, the sale of human embryos and efforts to create human-animal hybrids.Read More »
The trespass provisions originally included in a bill aimed at significantly altering Arizona's immigration enforcement methods were swapped out in a strike everything amendment proposed March 29.Read More »
A bill being pushed by social conservatives to extend the waiting period for couples who want to untie the knot is headed for approval.Read More »
The Legislature is moving ahead with plans to give Gov. Jan Brewer and lawmakers the authority to sue the federal government over the health care law, even though lawmakers pushing for a lawsuit were unable to fully explain the legal basis for a court challenge.Read More »
Voters may be given the opportunity this fall to further limit when governors can use their line-item veto power, if a measure approved today by the House is passed by the Senate.Read More »
The Senate has passed a bill that would extend the deadline for individuals to contribute to groups that provide scholarships to charter schools.Read More »