Could Arizona be the next Mecca for film production companies? Supporters of a bill that aims to extend tax credits for film producers believe the state has that potential. They say it has the scenery, the proximity to California and the ability to develop a talent pool that would be sufficient for big-time productions.Read More »
Education funding fever has gripped the Arizona Capitol, and just about everyone has a plan. Republi...
A member of the Tempe City Council is suing over a state law that prevents cities and towns from ban...
In response to education funding plans proposed by the governor and legislative Republicans, Democra...
Democrats in the Arizona Legislature are set to roll out a school funding plan to compete with propo...
An anticipated special session of the Arizona Legislature to boost funding for K-12 schools appears ...
Republican members of the Arizona House are being summoned to briefings by their leaders on ongoing ...
Members of the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council spoke frankly about their strategy fo...
Supporters of a bill that aims to extend tax credits for motion picture companies face a new hurdle: A fiscal analysis shows the program would cost the state as much as $40 million beginning in fiscal 2012.Read More »
A bill that would ban homeowners associations from regulating parking on public roadways is one of several measures filed this session that would change the way homeowner associations operate.Read More »
The Senate passed a proposal April 1 that aims to wean the state of its addiction to borrowing.Read More »
2006 S2577 • Would have made being in Arizona while in violation of federal immigration status a state trespass crime. • Would have enacted numerous employer sanctions laws. VETOED S1157 • Would have made being in Arizona while in violation ...Read More »
Schools will be required to identify and count students who are in the country illegally under a bill that the Senate passed on March 31.Read More »
A pair of measures designed to gut the Clean Elections campaign finance system were held in the House Judiciary Committee after it became apparent the legislation would have been defeated.Read More »
The Legislature approved on March 31 a measure that gives Gov. Jan Brewer the authority to sue the federal government over the recently enacted health care law.Read More »
For years, beating the drum for increased local authority to pursue illegal immigrants has delivered some of Arizona's lawmakers waves of public support, and to a lesser degree, brought criticism. But because immigration issues tend toward the hyperbolic in Arizona, and the approaching election beckons lawmakers to appear tougher on immigration than those gunning for their seats, a bill that promises to render a great deal of that increased authority looks more likely than ever to become law.Read More »