From gutting Clean Elections to creating a lieutenant governor, Arizona senators made a big push March 1 to complete work on bills that had yet to be transmitted to the House.Read More »
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measur...
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection agai...
House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse....
Just months after the Arizona House of Representatives received a $375,000 facelift, House Speaker D...
In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect...
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary. ...
Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed two bills by fellow Republicans on Monday that asked the federal government t...
The Arizona Senate passed a referendum that would ban human cloning in Arizona, despite opposition from lawmakers who said the bill is a waste of time because it addresses an imaginary problem.Read More »
Republican leaders say they hope to get approval by the end of the week for a proposal to fill in yawning deficits in both this fiscal year and the next, though the spending plan has yet to be made public.Read More »
Republican precinct committeemen from Legislative District 30 have picked a House member, a former lawmaker and the district chairman as possible replacements for Jonathan Paton, who resigned his Senate seat last month to run for Congress.Read More »
PEORIA - D'Alton Holder loves knives. Since 1966, he's been crafting hunting knives with handles of amber, marble, ironwood and more in the workshop behind his home, selling them at trade shows throughout the U.S.Read More »
Sen. John Nelson's S1130 would establish rules for mortgage consultants who claim to negotiate with lenders on behalf of homeowners facing foreclosure.Read More »
Gregory Nave wanted justice after he was bilked out of $3,495 by a foreclosure consultant, but the state Attorney General's Office told him there were no laws to protect against the kind of scam that victimized him and thousands of other Arizonans.Read More »
A bill that critics said would threaten the future of Arizona's fledgling solar-energy industry has died after its sponsor announced Feb. 25 that she was withdrawing it.Read More »
The opposition campaign against Proposition 100 is shaping up to be a low-budget, decentralized effort to convince Arizonans to vote "no" on the proposed temporary sales tax increase.Read More »
Arizona's newest state legislator said she sees beauty in the Socratic Method, by which opposing views on an issue submit to questions and debate ideas.
Rep. Amanda Reeve, a Phoenix Republican, said she doesn't subscribe to the my-way-or-the-highway style of politics.