A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by Democrats are four times more likely in the Senate and three times more likely in the House to be assigned to multiple committees.Read More »
As police are increasingly recording interactions with alleged lawbreakers and victims, lawmakers ar...
Democratic Sen. Carlyle Begay is now a Republican. The Ganado lawmaker announced Monday morning his...
A massive personnel reform package pushed through the Legislature by Brewer in 2012 dramatically shi...
Democratic Sen. Carlyle Begay is widely expected to announce Monday he is switching parties, a move ...
Jason Fitzpatrick is the man behind the cameras that have filmed official action at the Capitol for ...
A top state House Republican is moving to have the state speed up tax breaks for the insurance indus...
Four months ago, the Arizona Capitol Times set out to learn how much of the state’s business is bein...
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill that would have expanded School Tuition Organization tax credits. That led Republican leadership to unexpectedly cancel another vote on two other “school choice” bills.Read More »
Common Core appears to be here to stay, at least for the time being.Read More »
The Arizona Senate's Rules Committee has delayed action on a bill updating laws regulating microbreweries over constitutional issues.Read More »
Those often-cursed photo radar cameras are here to stay, at least for the time being. But so is texting while driving.Read More »
The Arizona Senate approved a bill today that will keep the names of officers who use deadly force a secret from the public for 90 days after a shooting.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is set to debate legislation that would ban the use of photo radar and red light cameras statewide.Read More »
Traditionally, Republicans campaign on limiting government, but many introduce one or more bills that would expand government right after they win re-election. It’s done in various ways – establishing a new commission, adding new regulations for an industry, launching a new program, or adding to what has already been established.Read More »
When state House and Senate committees each approved a bill to legalize ridesharing in Arizona last week, the committee rooms were eerily quiet and devoid of the hype that surrounded last year’s ridesharing bills.Read More »
Action from yesterday's legislative session included passage of bills blocking the sale of insurance policies under the federal Affordable Care Act in Arizona if they include coverage for abortion; eliminating the current requirement that students pass all three sections of Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards; increasing the penalty for the theft of beer and more.Read More »