Tom Horne has moved one step closer to ending the Tucson Unified School District's Mexican-American Studies program by formally laying out his case that the program promotes racial division and portraying his nearly four-year crusade as a stand against segregation.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...
With his term in office ending and the attorney general's race behind him, outgoing Rep. David Lujan is joining a new law firm set to open in Arizona and Indiana.Read More »
The saga surrounding the removal of former House member Doug Quelland from the Legislature isn't over quite yet.Read More »
A top priority of cities and towns during the upcoming session of the Arizona Legislature is protecting the tax revenue distributed back to them from the state.Read More »
The 2011 legislative session will begin a few days early for two Arizona lawmakers who will be in Washington D.C. for the unveiling of legislation intended to end birthright citizenship.Read More »
Sen.-elect John McComish, a Phoenix Republican, has been assigned to a third Senate committee, proof that sometimes you have to withstand the ire of those in authority in order to see results.Read More »
The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.
All bills pre-filed until now.Read More »
After a Christmas Day assault that left Republican Rep. Frank Pratt with severe facial lacerations, a broken nose, tied up and unconscious for several hours, he still considers the area around his business in Casa Grande "fairly safe."Read More »
Proposition 302 is history and a loan is off the table, but First Things First and the Governor's Office are looking for "creative" solutions the agency can offer for the state's budget crunch.Read More »