A group of Arizonans who call themselves the "Orange Coalition" are behind three measures that would bolster individual property rights and secure state control of water within its borders.Read More »
A solar demand charge from SRP and a Senate bill aimed at adding requirements to solar leases both m...
Last week’s deadline to hear bills in chamber-of-origin committees was the single biggest hurdle for...
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have st...
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbrewerie...
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Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of ani...
A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by...
Veterans who suffered severe combat wounds deserve tuition breaks similar to those available to faculty and staff at state universities so they can get on with their lives, a state lawmaker said.Read More »
The Senate on Feb. 15 passed a bill that makes major changes to the way Arizona and its cities deal with illegal immigration.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel wants to prohibit texting while driving. Committee members approved the measure 5-0 on Feb. 15, sending it to the full Senate after a legal review.Read More »
An effort to give rural areas more control over filling vacancies in the Arizona Legislature was stymied by a House panel after lawmakers raised concerns that it would create more problems than it would solve.Read More »
The Senate has approved a bill that would ban the sale of animals along roadways and in public parks across the state.Read More »
Sen. David Braswell doesn't have the luxury of time, but he's trying to buy as much of it as possible. The educator and businessman was appointed to replace Sen. Pamela Gorman on Feb. 8, was assigned to his first committee on Feb. 9 and began voting on measures on Feb. 10.Read More »
The feds gave Arizona a $2.8 billion crutch to help the state limp through three difficult budget years. But after two years, nearly all of the stimulus money has been spent and the state remains crippled by the recession.Read More »
Jerry Oliver said his first few years as director of the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control were like setting up triage in a disaster zone. But while he was working on those wounds, he wasn't treating some chronic diseases that had lingered for almost a decade.Read More »
Public notices are too important to Arizonans' right to know and the way they access essential information for lawmakers to act hastily in altering requirements that they run in newspapers, a publisher said Feb. 10.Read More »