Gov. Doug Ducey and Andy Tobin, his new director of the Department of Weights and Measures, announced late Wednesday the state is suspending all investigations into individuals who drive for Uber and Lyft.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is asking for another 2,500 private prison beds to address a s...
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
A Flagstaff lawmaker is hoping to throw a new roadblock in the path of those who want to legalize marijuana in Arizona. Only thing is, his plan may be too little - and too late.Read More »
Republican Sen. John Kavanagh, one of the Humane Society of the United States 2014 Humane Lawmakers of the Year, is continuing his push this year to protect animals in Arizona.Read More »
House Republicans voted today to allow themselves to meet in secret, closed door discussions for any reason they see fit.Read More »
State lawmakers want to give winners of the Arizona Lottery what one calls a “running start” to protecting their privacy and security before their names become public.Read More »
People scoffed when Senate President Andy Biggs said he wanted a 65-day legislative session in 2015. That may be overly optimistic, but if the first two weeks of the session are indicative of how he, his fellow Republican lawmakers and new Gov. Doug Ducey are getting along in budget negotiations, the session and the budget may be headed toward relatively swift resolutions.Read More »
After several years of failed bills attempting to curtail distracted driving caused by smartphones and other wireless devices, AAA Arizona is pinning its hopes this year on a bill aimed at those under 18.Read More »
A Democratic lawmaker wants to require Arizona schools to post health-related information on their websites including immunization rates among students – information he says is especially important given the measles outbreak originating at Disneyland.Read More »
Lawmakers have already drafted and introduced more than 600 ideas for new laws and that number will likely double before the legislative session ends.Read More »
Therapy for animals: Should chiropractors practice on the family pet, let alone hedgehogs and cockatoos?
Thomas Pfafman was a skeptic once, too. Pfafman, a veterinarian, once thought chiropractic care done on animals was a scam, especially after he saw an untrained chiropractor injure a horse early in his career.Read More »