Legislative budget analysts have concluded that an amendment to a Republican-sponsored tax cuts bill would reduce the cost of the bill by about $300 million.Read More »
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...
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...
Advocates of school choice are trying to legalize education vouchers for students in failing public schools.Read More »
A House panel today killed a pair of measures designed to gut Arizona's public campaign finance system, but the fight to let voters decide the fate of Clean Elections is not over.Read More »
After the first 87 days of the 2010 legislative session, 61 bills had made it to the governor’s desk for a final up-or-down decision. So far, she has signed 22 of them into law and vetoed one.Read More »
The Arizona House has scheduled a vote on legislation that would make Arizona the third state allowing people to carry concealed weapons without a permit. The House is set to vote on the bill on April 8. The Senate approved ...Read More »
he Arizona House on Thursday reconsiders a bill to make some Arizonans wait longer before getting divorced. The bill failed on a 23-33 vote Tuesday after 10 Republicans joined Democrats in opposition. Arizona currently requires a 60-day waiting period for ...Read More »
A Senate panel April 6 advanced a bill that would give lawmakers more flexibility on spending, regardless of whether voters intended the money to be spent on specific programs.Read More »
A proposal asking voters to end legislative term limits cleared a House committee April 6, though a second committee still hasn't scheduled it for a hearing, which could scuttle the measure.Read More »
The Senate Finance Committee has pulled the plug on a bill that would have extended the life of the payday industry. The committee was set to hear on April 7 a "strike-everything amendment" on a bill that was the industry's final attempt to continue operating.Read More »
A day after rejecting a proposal to create new tax credits for Arizona's fledgling film industry, senators changed their minds and passed the legislation.Read More »