A prominent environmental group said this year's legislative session will go down in history as one of the most devastating for the state's natural resources.Read More »
For the past 11 years, Ken Strobeck has fought for cities’ rights at the Legislature as the director...
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...
A Maricopa County superior court judge has denied Rep. Doug Quelland's request for a new trial in his campaign-finance case, refusing to accept Quelland's argument that an administrative law judge who ruled against him had ignored important evidence.Read More »
Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson refused to criticize Arizona's new immigration law, triggering a backlash among activists who plan a protest outside Staples Center on Monday night.Read More »
Arizona’s new immigration law may have been aimed at deporting as many illegal immigrants as possible, but an ironic side effect will allow more undocumented residents to apply for temporary work visas and permanent U.S. citizenship, according to research by the Arizona Capitol Times.Read More »
The Austin City Council has voted to cut business and travel ties with Arizona to protest the state's new law targeting illegal immigrants.Read More »
After a flurry of action in the final weeks of the legislative session, Gov. Jan Brewer wound up signing a total of 338 bills while vetoing 14.Read More »
Senate President Bob Burns helped hurry the passage of a bill, signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer on May 7, which cuts ties between the State Compensation Fund and state government.Read More »
State Treasurer Dean Martin predicted the state will continue issuing IOUs in the next fiscal year and said Arizona soon will have to reauthorize a $700 million line of credit with Bank of America.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill requiring mortgage lenders to try to work with homeowners to avoid foreclosures.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer on May 11 signed a bill that prohibits public schools from teaching racially divisive courses, which takes aim at classes such at the Tucson Unified School District’s Raza Studies program.Read More »