Republican leaders are planning to end the legislative session by April 29, but it's not clear whether that will leave enough time to pass some GOP priority measures, including H2250, the "jobs bill" sponsored by House Speaker Kirk Adams.Read More »
In approving the fiscal-year 2017 state budget May 4, lawmakers swept funds dedicated for combating ...
Thwarted in earlier attempts, Republican supporters of a program to provide health insurance to the ...
State lawmakers voted on May 5 to make the ability of nearly 80,000 people to continue to get food s...
The Arizona House rejected a bill Wednesday that would stiffen sentences for immigrants in the count...
Largely along party lines, Arizona lawmakers approved a roughly $9.6 billion budget shortly after mi...
Businesses in the state's two largest counties could soon find themselves escaping a cost -- at the ...
The Senate passed legislation May 3 that will end a year-long court battle between the State Board o...
Mexico's government is warning its citizens about travel to Arizona because of a tough new immigration law there.Read More »
Backed into a corner by Arizona's tough new immigration law, Democrats and Republicans alike find themselves grappling with a volatile issue neither party wanted to fight over just before important midterm congressional elections.Read More »
A bill that aims to spur economic growth through tax cuts and incentives to companies appears to be in big trouble in the Senate.Read More »
Fireworks are a staple of American history and are often considered as important to American culture as apple pie and baseball, according to an Arizona House member who has been trying for years to overturn the state's ban on fireworks.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Luige Del Puerto discussed the fallout from Gov. Brewer's signing of S1070, Arizona's new immigration enforcement law, and explained changes to Arizona's kids' health care system.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives has voted to codify a "parents' bill of rights" in state law that allows children to be raised without government interference.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed 147 bills into law so far this legislative session as of Monday. She’s chosen to exercise a veto only four times, or about 2.5 percent of the time.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small discusses Arizona's new immigration laws with The Arizona Guardian reporter Dennis Welch and Mike Sunnucks of The Phoenix Business Journal.Read More »
The Rev. Al Sharpton and New York-area Hispanic leaders vowed Sunday to fight Arizona's new immigration law through legal challenges and with civil disobedience if those challenges fail.Read More »