The Pima County Board of Supervisors appointed Matt Kopec to fill an Arizona House vacancy created by Rep. Victoria Steele's resignation to focus on her congressional run.Read More »
The once-biennial ballot measure asking voters if their lawmakers deserve a pay raise is becoming th...
Arizona Rep. Sonny Borrelli pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge in 2001 after police respon...
Arizona Sen. Kimberly Yee will speak at the Republic National Convention in Cleveland. ...
Republican Reps. J.D. Mesnard and Darin Mitchell, along with Republican Sen. Don Shooter, who is pla...
A complaint filed with the Internal Revenue Service against a “dark money” group that spent hundreds...
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...
In his first three years as Senate president, Andy Biggs has navigated the Legislature with force. More often than not, he sets the tone for the entire legislative body.Read More »
After eight years fighting – usually unsuccessfully – against Republican-backed policies and budgets, House Minority Leader Eric Meyer is heading into his final year in the House hoping Democrats will fare better.Read More »
Senate Minority Leader Katie Hobbs heads into the 2016 Legislative session at even more of a disadvantage than usual.Read More »
When House Speaker David Gowan first came to the Legislature in 2009, the state budget was more than $3 billion in the hole. Seven years later, as Gowan prepares to enter his final year at the Capitol, the budget is nearly balanced and the state has a surplus and money in the rainy day fund.Read More »
The Legislature is back in session, and lawmakers have already filed more than 350 bills. That number will swell to more than 1,000 in the coming weeks, as members of the House and Senate begin the rush to push their bills through both chambers, and up to the governor’s desk.Read More »
Despite rosier-than-expected revenue collections and projections, top Republican lawmakers have all warned against the dangers of increasing state spending.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey called on lawmakers Jan. 11 to send him legislation allowing state agencies to wipe out unnecessary regulations that restrain job creation.Read More »
A veteran state lawmaker is moving to allow some people to be armed with everything from guns and knives to baseball bats and chemical Mace on college and university campuses.Read More »
A Senate committee advanced legislation that would preempt efforts in Phoenix to create a city photo-identification card over protests from Phoenix residents, who labeled the effort an anti-immigrant bill in the vein of SB1070.Read More »