Gov. Jan Brewer has signed 147 bills into law so far this legislative session as of Monday. She’s chosen to exercise a veto only four times, or about 2.5 percent of the time.Read More »
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...
UPDATE: Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard has apparently locked up the support necessary to become the ne...
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small discusses Arizona's new immigration laws with The Arizona Guardian reporter Dennis Welch and Mike Sunnucks of The Phoenix Business Journal.Read More »
The Rev. Al Sharpton and New York-area Hispanic leaders vowed Sunday to fight Arizona's new immigration law through legal challenges and with civil disobedience if those challenges fail.Read More »
Legislation that will allow most people in Arizona to carry a concealed weapon without a permit won't change employers' ability to ban firearms from the workplace.Read More »
Civil rights activists called on President Barack Obama to fight a tough new Arizona law targeting illegal immigrants Sunday, promising to march in the streets and invite arrest by refusing to comply if the measure goes into effect.Read More »
A measure that would allow Arizona lawmakers to serve an unlimited number of terms in office appears dead in the Legislature, even though most lawmakers have said they want to repeal the term limits provision in the state's Constitution.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer today signed a sweeping immigration bill that would make it a crime under state law to be in the country illegally.Read More »
Pearce, a veteran lawmaker who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, had a lot of tools at his disposal to ratchet up the pressure on people to support his bill, but none was more powerful than public opinion.Read More »
The Senate has rejected a proposal to help avert the closure of state parks by allowing people to make voluntary contributions for their operation and maintenance.Read More »
President Barack Obama warned Friday that the government must enact immigration changes in immigration law or else leave the door open to "irresponsibility by others."Read More »