Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams says he hopes the Tucson shooting helps motivate state lawmakers to be civil with each other, respecting the need to disagree respectfully when at odds on major issues.Read More »
As prescription pain relievers increasingly fuel addictions around the country, Arizona is moving to...
Gov. Doug Ducey put the finishing touches on the 2016 legislative session Thursday by signing the la...
Deputy Pima County Attorney Kathleen Mayer finally, after seven years of trying, got a bill passed t...
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation today to kill the ability of cities to keep pet stores from selli...
Responding to concerns of unnecessary intrusion, Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday to pre...
Sometime this summer, police will have a new excuse to pull you over. Gov. Doug Ducey signed legisla...
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is likely to need some extra funds after the Legisl...
Following a hard-fought battle to raise the burden of proof of malpractice cases against emergency room doctors, a senior Republican wants to expand it to all physicians.Read More »
House Speaker Kirk Adams is proposing to eliminate the pension program for elected officials. "Is it any surprise to anyone in this room that a pension program for politicians designed by politicians would happen to be the most generous of all," Adams said during the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Legislative Forecast Luncheon Jan. 7.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer made her economic agenda for the upcoming session clear, and the agenda she didn't lay out spoke volumes as well.Read More »
With the legislative session about to start, a commission appointed by Gov. Jan Brewer has missed a year-end deadline to recommend steps that the state can take to privatize services and improve efficiency of programs.Read More »
A lawmaker who will sponsor Arizona legislation targeting automatic citizenship granted to U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants says it should be considered early in the annual session that begins Monday.Read More »
A family member has confirmed former state Senate President Bob Usdane has died.Read More »
Casa Grande police say a suspect is in custody in the beating and robbery of an Arizona lawmaker.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to hear demands from the speaker of the House and Senate president to force the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments to come up with a new list of Republican and independent nominees for the Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
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 »