State lawmakers are moving to put apples and pears on equal footing, at least for tax purposes. Legislation awaiting House action would extend the same low tax rates that now exist for apple cider to also include anything brewed from pears.Read More »
State Rep. Albert Hale was arrested Sunday on one count of driving under the influence. Navajo Count...
Arizonans may get a chance to see who provided Gov. Jan Brewer some of the information for her book ...
The Arizona Legislature's budget analysts say a tax on electronic cigarettes could bring $6 million ...
When Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill earlier this year that would have authorized rideshare services s...
A wave of anti-Common Core lawmakers and officials now occupy key offices in Arizona, but it may not...
There’s a battle brewing over microbreweries. For Arizona’s two largest craft beer brewing compan...
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 ...
Lawmakers are taking aim at the endangered Mexican Gray Wolf, approving a host of proposals attacking the federally-protected wolves in Arizona.Read More »
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling that struck down a 2011 pension reform law as unconstitutional is leading lawmakers and public safety employee groups to consider new possibilities.Read More »
A new independent state agency charged with investigating cases of child abuse and neglect may include substantial new oversight, including an annual external audit of the department and a citizen oversight board.Read More »
The removal of a controversial provision didn’t go far enough to bring critics of a livestock cruelty bill on board, but the House of Representatives still narrowly passed the legislation.Read More »
The Arizona House approves bill criminalizing “revenge porn.”Read More »
The Senate gave preliminary approval on March 5 to a bill that would use Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Fund to discourage the recreational use of the drug.Read More »
A bill that would clarify and clean up last year’s campaign finance law overhaul hit a snag after an unexpected about-face by legislative Democrats.Read More »
Legislation is rarely killed on the House or Senate floor. By the time a bill has run the gauntlet through committees, caucuses and debate from the Committee of the Whole, and finally reaches an official floor vote, its passage is almost guaranteed.Read More »
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes to SB1062 more than a month before she vetoed the measure.Read More »