Dozens of people rallying Wednesday at the State Capitol urged Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would require local law enforcement to assist in enforcing federal immigration law.Read More »
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The House has given initial approval to a measure that would block voter-outreach groups from collec...
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A state Senate committee voted 5 to 2 Thursday for a bill that Superintendent of Public Instruction ...
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As the Arizona Legislature inches closer to passing Sen. Russell Pearce's immigration bill, some lawmakers want a couple more changes before it receives final approval.Read More »
Those opposing Sen. Russell Pearce's immigration crackdown bill listed their concerns April 13 on the Capitol lawn, just hours before the House is slated to debate and vote on the bill. The Arizona Interfaith Network, a group of local clergy, and the Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform (AZEIR) pointed out the problems they saw in the bill, highlighting the precarious position this puts law enforcement and local governments into, as well as the overall humanitarian rights trampling they see this bill promoting.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times April 12 announced a media partnership with ABC-15 to provide live coverage of the Capitol on the television station's news programs.Read More »
After a lengthy hearing attended by dozens of lobbyists for business groups and various individual corporations, a Senate panel today approved a heavily amended bill that aims to spur job growth through tax cuts to all businesses and tax credits for companies that create new high-wage jobs in Arizona.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee split along party lines as it endorsed a Republican package of business tax cuts and tax breaks for creating new jobs.Read More »
Arizona State Parks is bristling at a late amendment to a bill that would force the agency to lease its most popular park to Lake Havasu City, a move that would be a significant hit to the agency's already battered budget.Read More »
A proposal at the Arizona Legislature that would draw local authorities deeper into the fight against illegal immigration has been met with skepticism by a pair of lawmakers who questioned whether it would violate freedom of association rights.Read More »
Voters beware: You're probably going to have to interpret a lot of jargon - really important jargon - this November when you go to the polls.Read More »
Voters will be give decisions on a long list of ballot measures this November. Here's the breakdown and analysis of some of those measures.Read More »