A House panel moved quickly Monday to restore funding for Joint Technical Education Districts ahead of a $30 million cut to the programs that, without action, will kick in this coming school year.Read More »
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
Drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups have spent more than $880 mill...
Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
UPDATE: Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard has apparently locked up the support necessary to become the ne...
A House panel has passed a measure that would clarify what lawmakers have to report as gifts for travel-related expenses.Read More »
Nearly two decades after voters blocked lawmakers from tinkering with ballot measures, the Legislature it trying to take the power back.Read More »
A state lawmaker wants to officially claim the Salt River horses as state property, hoping to protect the animals from being removed in the future.Read More »
Rep. Randall Friese, D-Tucson, has introduced House Bill 2052, that would require all motorcycle riders to wear a helmet, unless they pay a fee when registering the motorcycle.Read More »
Rep. Sonny Borrelli is hoping to circumvent an obstructive committee chairman with a new plan to sweep funding for an early childhood development program.Read More »
The House has given initial approval to a measure that would block voter-outreach groups from collecting and dropping off early ballots.Read More »
Republican lawmakers looking to increase Arizona's say in national elections have passed a measure to create a national popular vote.Read More »
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 »
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 »