Critics of the birthright legislation, which aims to challenge the interpretation that children of undocumented aliens are American citizens, upped the ante this week by starting an effort to remove from office the state’s most ardent foe of illegal immigration.Read More »
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a ...
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlem...
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A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a package of budget bills that outline a $9.58 billion spen...
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The Arizona House and Senate are primed for rapid movement of a $9.58 billion budget package. ...
All the big guns have been drawn for the perennial battle over just what exactly homeowners associations may do. For 2011, it’s over how much an association can charge for processing documents when a resident is selling his or her house. Sen. Andy Biggs, a Republican from Gilbert, wants to limit the fee to a per-page cost of 10 cents for the documents.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers are again wading into the national debate over illegal immigration by proposing a bill that challenges automatic U.S. citizenship for children of illegal immigrants.Read More »
The Arizona Hospitals and Healthcare Association is releasing some details of its financing proposal, that it says could help avoid a big cut in Medicaid enrollment due to the state's budget shortfall.Read More »
A Republican senator is looking to stiffen penalties for youths trying to use fake identification to buy tobacco products.Read More »
A Senate panel on Wednesday waded into an ugly fight between a trade association of cigar manufacturers and one of its members over “blunt wraps.”Read More »
Lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill aimed at stopping the Tohono O’odham tribe from building a casino in Glendale. But the bill, which barely squeaked through in the Senate, lost its emergency provision. That means it would take effect 90 days after the session ends.Read More »
House minority leader David Schapira is pushing to add philosophy to a list of courses that qualify schools for grants under a program intended to make Arizona students more competitive.Read More »
Legislation intended to derail a Southern Arizona tribe's plan to build a Las Vegas-style casino-hotel in a Phoenix suburb is on a fast track in the Arizona Legislature's 2-week-old session, with the full House scheduled to consider it Tuesday.Read More »
Sponsors of legislation targeting automatic citizenship granted to U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants say they plan to formally introduce their bills in the Arizona House and Senate on Thursday.Read More »