A measure that would change the state's borrowing habits cleared a House panel today, but its future remains uncertain as the legislative session nears its final days.Read More »
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...
A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for publ...
As lawmakers milled around the Capitol waiting for the final word on a budget deal, children’s advoc...
State senators voted Monday to expand the Supreme Court in what one Democrat lawmaker called a “powe...
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
The Arizona Legislature has taken the first step to repeal cuts to health care programs in order to comply with the federal health care law and avoid losing nearly $8 billion in federal funding.Read More »
The Arizona Senate on Wednesday is scheduled to consider the latest legislative attempt to prohibit drivers from transporting unrestrained children in the open beds of pickup trucks.Read More »
Requiring each Arizona school board to hold a public meeting to consider whether or not to adopt a curriculum on dating violence would better inform board members about the problem among teens, a state lawmaker says.Read More »
A border-militia group is trying to form a paramilitary squad with permission to confront smugglers or other suspected wrongdoers in Southern Arizona.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has unveiled an alternative to House Speaker Kirk Adams' "jobs bill" that completely scraps the corporate tax cuts that were the core of H2250.Read More »
Nine Arizona State University students were arrested today as a crowd of about 100 people gathered at the Capitol to protest a polarizing anti-illegal-immigration bill, which is now just Gov. Jan Brewer's signature away from becoming state law.Read More »
The Legislature has decided to give Arizona residents the option to donate more of their income to the state each tax cycle, even though many lawmakers say the whole thing is a waste of time.Read More »
A U.S. Senate committee will hold a hearing Tuesday morning in Washington that will focus on the government's plans for securing the Southwest border and the potential for spillover violence from Mexico's drug war.Read More »
An Arizona House committee is scheduled to consider a measure asking voters whether to increase the state's debt limit while requiring voter approval for debts backed by tax dollars.Read More »