Teachers who gathered at the Arizona Capitol last year to protest budget cuts wouldn’t be able to do so again unless they took a vacation day under a bill approved by a House committee Feb. 23.Read More »
A victory by Arizona Republicans in the Legislature’s lawsuit against the Independent Redistricting ...
Sen. Catherine Miranda is “strongly exploring” running for Congress in Arizona’s 1st Congressional D...
Fearing defeat at the Supreme Court, more than a dozen members of Congress from California and Arizo...
Lawyers for Arizona and the American Civil Liberties Union are asking a federal judge to let them co...
State Senate President Andy Biggs has been called a RINO and a clown, and even compared to Democrati...
In the first four months under House Speaker David Gowan’s leadership, the cost of running the chamb...
The good news is that state revenues surged in April. The catch is that budget analysts aren’t sure...
A House panel has approved a bill that would require schools to annually report how many illegal immigrants are enrolled and how much it costs to educate them.Read More »
TUCSON - Republican officials are looking for candidates to replace former District 30 Sen. Jonathan Paton who resigned from office Feb. 22. Paton is running against incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
Arizona voters will know the impact of their decision when they cast ballots in a May 18 special election on a proposed temporary sales tax increase to help balance the next state budget, Republican legislative leaders said Feb. 22.Read More »
A state lawmaker is proposing a new diploma that would allow high school students to attend community colleges or technical schools as early as sophomore year.Read More »
A Senate panel has approved legislation to adopt a British tradition of having the head of government take questions from lawmakers on a regular basis.Read More »
A bill that would link passage of third grade to a student’s performance on the AIMS test has been approved by the House Education Committee.Read More »
Sen. Jonathan Paton said today will be his last in the Arizona Senate. "It has been a privilege serving with you," Paton said.Read More »
The math isn't adding up for Arizona's payday loan industry. The industry that provides small short-term loans is fighting in the Legislature to keep itself alive beyond a June 30 termination date that was included in the authorization law enacted 10 years ago.Read More »
They come from various age groups, religions and ethnic backgrounds. Some are wealthy, while others are struggling college students. But they are united by one belief: The state is moving in the wrong direction - and they've decided to do something about it by running for office.Read More »