The Senate passed a proposal April 1 that aims to wean the state of its addiction to borrowing.Read More »
Rep. Sonny Borrelli is hoping to circumvent an obstructive committee chairman with a new plan to swe...
The House has given initial approval to a measure that would block voter-outreach groups from collec...
Republican lawmakers looking to increase Arizona's say in national elections have passed a measure t...
A state Senate committee voted 5 to 2 Thursday for a bill that Superintendent of Public Instruction ...
A jubilant Senate claimed victory on a historic public safety pension overhaul on Thursday, passing ...
Republican lawmakers want stiffer penalties for Arizona cities that skirt federal immigration laws a...
Flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, local officials and a coalition of various public safety gro...
2006 S2577 • Would have made being in Arizona while in violation of federal immigration status a state trespass crime. • Would have enacted numerous employer sanctions laws. VETOED S1157 • Would have made being in Arizona while in violation ...Read More »
Schools will be required to identify and count students who are in the country illegally under a bill that the Senate passed on March 31.Read More »
A pair of measures designed to gut the Clean Elections campaign finance system were held in the House Judiciary Committee after it became apparent the legislation would have been defeated.Read More »
The Legislature approved on March 31 a measure that gives Gov. Jan Brewer the authority to sue the federal government over the recently enacted health care law.Read More »
For years, beating the drum for increased local authority to pursue illegal immigrants has delivered some of Arizona's lawmakers waves of public support, and to a lesser degree, brought criticism. But because immigration issues tend toward the hyperbolic in Arizona, and the approaching election beckons lawmakers to appear tougher on immigration than those gunning for their seats, a bill that promises to render a great deal of that increased authority looks more likely than ever to become law.Read More »
A House panel has given its approval to two measures that would prohibit cloning, the sale of human embryos and efforts to create human-animal hybrids.Read More »
The trespass provisions originally included in a bill aimed at significantly altering Arizona's immigration enforcement methods were swapped out in a strike everything amendment proposed March 29.Read More »
A bill being pushed by social conservatives to extend the waiting period for couples who want to untie the knot is headed for approval.Read More »