A state Senate committee voted 5 to 2 Thursday for a bill that Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas says strips her office of its powers and hands them to an unelected board of appointees: the State Board of Education.Read More »
Carolyn Allen died on Saturday due to complications arising from her decades-long bout with rheumato...
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has revoked its Champion of the Cities award from Republican ...
With just one week until Arizona’s primary election, political spending to affect legislative races ...
A group representing municipalities has conferred on Rep. Paul Boyer, R-Phoenix, the tile of “champi...
Seven months after the Arizona Capitol Times requested documents related to a spike in state-funded ...
An Arizona lawmaker indicted on food stamp fraud charges is scheduled to stand trial in November. ...
A Republican state senator wants Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate -- and slap down -- t...
A jubilant Senate claimed victory on a historic public safety pension overhaul on Thursday, passing a long-awaited and hard-bargained package of reform bill out of the chamber with unanimous support.Read More »
Republican lawmakers want stiffer penalties for Arizona cities that skirt federal immigration laws and for immigrants who break the law while in the country illegally.Read More »
Flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, local officials and a coalition of various public safety groups, Republican Sen. Debbie Lesko on Tuesday publicly unveiled the much-anticipated legislation to overhaul the Public Safety Personnel Pension System.Read More »
A Republican lawmaker has reintroduced legislation that was vetoed last year to exempt crop-dusters and charter aircraft operators from state sales taxes.Read More »
State lawmakers voted Tuesday to make sure there's someone left to run the government if the roof caves in -- literally -- during the next State of the State address.Read More »
Lawmakers are again seeking a big property tax break for a growing private Christian university in Phoenix, reviving an effort to benefit Grand Canyon University that was derailed over constitutional concerns in 2014.Read More »
A court showdown may be looming after a panel that oversees agency regulations ordered the Citizens Clean Elections Commission to repeal a set of rules regulating privately funded candidates and political committees.Read More »
A few hours before a landmark overhaul of the state’s pension system for police officers and fire fighters was set to be publicly unveiled by a senator who negotiated the legislation with union and city officials over the past year, some stakeholders were summoned to a meeting in the House, where multiple sources said competing legislation might be offered.Read More »
A House panel approved a change in the redistricting process that, if ratified by voters, could have the lines for future legislative and congressional elections drawn only by Republicans.Read More »