Republican lawmakers want stiffer penalties for Arizona cities that skirt federal immigration laws and for immigrants who break the law while in the country illegally.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...
Flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, local officials and a coalition of various public safety groups, Republican Sen. Debbie Lesko on Tuesday publicly unveiled the much-anticipated legislation to overhaul the Public Safety Personnel Pension System.Read More »
A Republican lawmaker has reintroduced legislation that was vetoed last year to exempt crop-dusters and charter aircraft operators from state sales taxes.Read More »
State lawmakers voted Tuesday to make sure there's someone left to run the government if the roof caves in -- literally -- during the next State of the State address.Read More »
Lawmakers are again seeking a big property tax break for a growing private Christian university in Phoenix, reviving an effort to benefit Grand Canyon University that was derailed over constitutional concerns in 2014.Read More »
A court showdown may be looming after a panel that oversees agency regulations ordered the Citizens Clean Elections Commission to repeal a set of rules regulating privately funded candidates and political committees.Read More »
A few hours before a landmark overhaul of the state’s pension system for police officers and fire fighters was set to be publicly unveiled by a senator who negotiated the legislation with union and city officials over the past year, some stakeholders were summoned to a meeting in the House, where multiple sources said competing legislation might be offered.Read More »
A House panel approved a change in the redistricting process that, if ratified by voters, could have the lines for future legislative and congressional elections drawn only by Republicans.Read More »
A House panel on Monday approved a measure, that, had it been in effect in 2000, would have meant Al Gore would have been president.Read More »
People who fly drones would have to get permission to take photos or videos of anyone else’s property if a bill proposed by a Republican lawmaker becomes law.Read More »