A bill to reform the state's pension systems passed the House today, a major victory for House Speaker Kirk Adams.Read More »
The Arizona House has approved a gun-rights bill that would generally let people take guns into government buildings without armed guards and metal detectors.Read More »
The proposal to require presidential candidates to prove they are natural-born American citizens before their names can appear on the Arizona ballot inched closer to the finish line on Tuesday, when the Senate approved it in a party-line vote.Read More »
A senior Republican senator and proponent of controversial immigration bills has received a death threat.Read More »
The Arizona House is scheduled to take a preliminary vote Tuesday afternoon on a proposed ballot measure that would lengthen the terms of judges and lessen the State Bar of Arizona's voice in appointing judges.Read More »
A bill giving married couples a tie-breaker preference over singles for state-arranged adoptions is near the finish line at the Arizona Legislature amid debate that centers on what's best for children.Read More »
The Senate advanced a proposal requiring presidential candidates to prove they are natural-born Americans before they can appear on the Arizona ballot — but minus its most controversial provisions.Read More »
The Legislature has fixed an error in one of the 13 bills that make up Republicans' previously approved budget-balancing package.Read More »
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce says state lawmakers should be able to complete their 2010 regular session by the end of April.Read More »
Pro-life lawmakers looking to chip away at groups that help women get abortion services passed a bill Tuesday that essentially wipes away the ability to make tax-deductible contributions to organizations like Planned Parenthood Arizona.
Backers defended the legislation by saying Arizona law already prohibits the use of public funds for abortion. The bill, for them, reinforces this position.