The Arizona Legislature has balked at a statewide ban on texting while driving during each of the past three sessions despite bipartisan support for such a measure. So this year, a Tucson Democrat is planning a different approach.Read More »
The Senate is set to hear legislation today that would end a year-long court battle between the Stat...
A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for publ...
As lawmakers milled around the Capitol waiting for the final word on a budget deal, children’s advoc...
State senators voted Monday to expand the Supreme Court in what one Democrat lawmaker called a “powe...
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed ...
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a ...
Tom Horne has moved one step closer to ending the Tucson Unified School District's Mexican-American Studies program by formally laying out his case that the program promotes racial division and portraying his nearly four-year crusade as a stand against segregation.Read More »
With his term in office ending and the attorney general's race behind him, outgoing Rep. David Lujan is joining a new law firm set to open in Arizona and Indiana.Read More »
The saga surrounding the removal of former House member Doug Quelland from the Legislature isn't over quite yet.Read More »
A top priority of cities and towns during the upcoming session of the Arizona Legislature is protecting the tax revenue distributed back to them from the state.Read More »
The 2011 legislative session will begin a few days early for two Arizona lawmakers who will be in Washington D.C. for the unveiling of legislation intended to end birthright citizenship.Read More »
Sen.-elect John McComish, a Phoenix Republican, has been assigned to a third Senate committee, proof that sometimes you have to withstand the ire of those in authority in order to see results.Read More »
The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.
All bills pre-filed until now.Read More »
After a Christmas Day assault that left Republican Rep. Frank Pratt with severe facial lacerations, a broken nose, tied up and unconscious for several hours, he still considers the area around his business in Casa Grande "fairly safe."Read More »