A proposal asking voters to end legislative term limits cleared a House committee April 6, though a second committee still hasn't scheduled it for a hearing, which could scuttle the measure.Read More »
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
After spending more than $325,000 on renovations in the past year, and abandoning plans to spend ano...
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 »
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 »