After years of watching his anti-illegal-immigration bills crumble in a heap of vetoes, Sen. Russell Pearce took steps this time to ensure that S1070 would pass muster with Gov. Jan Brewer.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez dropped out of her re-election race in Legislative District 29 today ...
Throughout the 16 years that John Hays served in the Arizona Legislature, it was a kinder, gentler p...
House Democratic leadership is calling for Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez to resign after a state gr...
Calling the measure unconstitutional, a major union, state lawmakers and city council members are as...
A state grand jury has indicted a Democratic lawmaker on allegations she ripped off the state’s food...
With a growing segment of the country beginning to view addiction as a disease that needs treatment,...
In an informal opinion today, state Solicitor General John Lopez sidestepped questions posed by Trea...
The Senate passed legislation on April 21 aimed at allowing churches to be anywhere that non-religious groups are permitted to operate.Read More »
It could be a busy day for Arizona lawmakers.Read More »
Arizona would require presidential hopefuls to prove their citizenship to the state's highest elections official if they hope to appear on ballots in the Grand Canyon State under a bill approved April 21 by the House of Representatives.Read More »
Two weeks after a House panel killed an effort to gut the state's public campaign finance system, a revised version of the measure to end Clean Elections was approved by the same committee.Read More »
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 »
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 »