Bringing a whole new meaning to back-door politics, Gregor Knauer agreed to run for office while standing in the alley behind his Tempe home.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez dropped out of her re-election race in Legislative District 29 today ...
Throughout the 16 years that John Hays served in the Arizona Legislature, it was a kinder, gentler p...
House Democratic leadership is calling for Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez to resign after a state gr...
Calling the measure unconstitutional, a major union, state lawmakers and city council members are as...
A state grand jury has indicted a Democratic lawmaker on allegations she ripped off the state’s food...
With a growing segment of the country beginning to view addiction as a disease that needs treatment,...
In an informal opinion today, state Solicitor General John Lopez sidestepped questions posed by Trea...
As debate looms in the Arizona Legislature regarding the best tax policy to foster job growth, a conservative, pro-market group is warning lawmakers against enacting incentives that benefit only certain companies.Read More »
Despite "no" votes by Sen. Ron Gould and Rep.-elect Jack Harper, a panel of lawmakers recommended extending tax credits that benefit the working poor and charities.Read More »
Since 1988, the bowl and its board of directors have been handing out free game tickets to state lawmakers and it recently informed legislators that those wishing to attend the Fiesta Bowl, the Insight Bowl or the BCS National Championship game will have to pay full price.Read More »
Legislators say public expectations are one of the challenges they face as states' budget troubles continue.Read More »
Lawmakers have reduced spending for parks, health care for low-income children and some state-funded medical transplants. Still, the tough times are far from over.Read More »
Less than a year after the agency was nearly abolished, the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections stepped away from the abyss after a legislative committee recommended that it be continued for five years.Read More »
The Arizona Senate’s new Republican leaders took their cue from the public and created committees to reflect the general mood of voters — disgruntlement.Read More »
More committees mean more people divvying up the work, ostensibly making for an efficient legislative process.Read More »
The number of economy-related committees raises an interesting question: Which panel will consider legislation aimed at improving the state’s economy?Read More »