Arizonans will still be able to board domestic airline flights without a passport come 2016 after Arizona lawmakers in the waning hours of the legislative session approved a measure allowing state transportation officials to issue federally approved identification cards known as REAL ID.Read More »
Nearly two decades after voters blocked lawmakers from tinkering with ballot measures, the Legislatu...
A state lawmaker wants to officially claim the Salt River horses as state property, hoping to protec...
Rep. Randall Friese, D-Tucson, has introduced House Bill 2052, that would require all motorcycle rid...
Rep. Sonny Borrelli is hoping to circumvent an obstructive committee chairman with a new plan to swe...
The House has given initial approval to a measure that would block voter-outreach groups from collec...
Republican lawmakers looking to increase Arizona's say in national elections have passed a measure t...
A state Senate committee voted 5 to 2 Thursday for a bill that Superintendent of Public Instruction ...
The Republican-controlled Legislature has rejected a bill that would have asked voters to repeal the Clean Elections Commission and use the money to fund education. The measure is one of several election-related bills Republicans were pushing to address campaign finance, ...Read More »
A measure limiting who can collect early ballots quietly died in the House on Friday morning, even as lawmakers explained their votes.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature wrapped up its work for the year early Friday morning, making the lightning-fast 81-day 2015 legislative session the shortest since man landed on the moon.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican lawmakers have largely walked in lockstep since the new governor was sworn in, but controversial measures pushed by his allies in the Legislature have forced him to make tough decisions, which resulted in his first round of vetoes.Read More »
Sign-toting protestors made noise opposing a bill giving police officers involved in shootings a two-month period of anonymity, but Gov. Doug Ducey listened most closely to the chiefs of police in deciding to veto it.Read More »
The House on April 1 gave final approval to HB2407, which demands strict compliance with constitutional and statutory requirements for referendum and recall efforts – or else a judge may toss out the voter-driven effort.Read More »
Senate Bill 1241 by Republican Rep. Warren Petersen of Gilbert would ban counties, cities and towns from banning or charging fees for returning containers such as plastic bags or Styrofoam boxes. It also blocks cities and towns from requiring business owners from measuring or reporting energy usage.Read More »
Senate Bill 1332 is designed to give children on reservations more school choice. It is backed by the Center for Arizona Policy, a social-conservative group that is a powerful lobbying voice at the Capitol.Read More »
The Legislature has passed a bill to reopen the Mining and Mineral Museum that closed in 2011. Senate Bill 1200 by Republican Sen. Gail Griffin of Hereford transfers the stewardship of the museum from the Arizona Historical Society to the Arizona Geological Survey.Read More »