The Arizona House has passed a proposal overhauling the state's badly underfunded public safety worker pension plan after adopting a pair of amendments.Read More »
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
Drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups have spent more than $880 mill...
Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
UPDATE: Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard has apparently locked up the support necessary to become the ne...
Calling Israel “one of our greatest allies,” a House panel voted Wednesday to stop doing business with firms that boycott the country.Read More »
The No. 3 Republican in the state House lashed out Wednesday at a plan to revamp the pension funds for police and firefighters, saying it's a bad deal and should be scrapped.Read More »
Pulling apart what was a carefully crafted deal, a House panel voted Tuesday night to open up a much larger area of the state to electronic billboards.Read More »
A bill to provide health insurance for thousands of Arizona children cleared a hurdle Tuesday as lawmakers unanimously passed a measure to lift a freeze on a program covering low-income kids.Read More »
Seven Republican lawmakers are trying to erect new roadblocks to the federal government resettling Middle East refugees in Arizona.Read More »
The measure approved Tuesday by the Senate Committee on Federalism, Mandates and Fiscal Responsibility makes it illegal to “arrest or capture” any citizen “with the intent of detention under the law of war.” It also would bar executing anyone who has not first been convicted in a federal court.Read More »
A House panel advanced a bill that would exempt the Department of Child Safety from investigating certain non-criminal reports of abuse or neglect.Read More »
Arizona residents are one step closer to getting a tax credit for attending a firearms safety class after Republican lawmakers passed a measure offering a dollar-for-dollar credit for concealed-carry permit holders Monday.Read More »
State lawmakers will decide whether those who have something to say on college and university campuses can be told when and where they can say it.Read More »