A pattern of votes at the Capitol has politicos hinting at a familiar division among the Legislature’s Republican lawmakers, similar to the fracture created by Medicaid expansion, that could derail budget talks and extend the legislative session into summer.Read More »
Try to change Arizona’s budget-making process, and you’re bound to bruise a few egos. Sen.-elect ...
In light of devastating projections of a $1.5 billion budget shortfall in the current and next fisca...
An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer reported finding more liquor than coffee in Rep. Albe...
Prosecutors dropped charges against Republican Rep. Bob Robson of Chandler for allegedly stealing a ...
Hoping to bring some free market principles to the prison industry, Sen.-elect John Kavanagh wants t...
Soon-to-be-freshmen representatives swarmed the halls of the state House on Dec. 8 and 9 for a two-d...
In the upcoming 2015 legislative session, one-third of the lawmakers in the Arizona House of Represe...
Republicans who helped kill a bill that would have dumped Common Core last week gave preliminary approval Wednesday to two measures that are hostile to the learning standards.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives will debate a bill that would significantly reduce the power of HOAs.Read More »
State elections officials asked the Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday to investigate allegations that Sen. Rick Murphy violated a campaign finance law.Read More »
Saying Arizonans have "God-given rights to defend themselves,'' the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone with a permit to carry a concealed weapon bring it into many public buildings.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to put apples and pears on equal footing, at least for tax purposes. Legislation awaiting House action would extend the same low tax rates that now exist for apple cider to also include anything brewed from pears.Read More »
Lawmakers are taking aim at the endangered Mexican Gray Wolf, approving a host of proposals attacking the federally-protected wolves in Arizona.Read More »
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling that struck down a 2011 pension reform law as unconstitutional is leading lawmakers and public safety employee groups to consider new possibilities.Read More »
A new independent state agency charged with investigating cases of child abuse and neglect may include substantial new oversight, including an annual external audit of the department and a citizen oversight board.Read More »
The removal of a controversial provision didn’t go far enough to bring critics of a livestock cruelty bill on board, but the House of Representatives still narrowly passed the legislation.Read More »