The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB1062 now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested. First, despite a key example cited by proponents, the legislation affects neither the rights of gays nor the rights of businesses to refuse service to gays.Read More »
With marriage licenses being issued to gay couples across the state, Republican lawmakers are alread...
In November, voters will decide whether to increase lawmakers’ salaries to $35,000 a year from $24,0...
With marriage licenses just starting to be issued to gay couples across the state, lawmakers are alr...
The Arizona Department of Revenue will delay the implementation of a key provision of Gov. Jan Brewe...
Senate President Andy Biggs and 26 other Republican lawmakers oppose passage of a $935 million bond ...
Richard Stavneak, director of the Joint Budget Legislative Committee, said the $1 billion budget gap...
A trial court judge ruled today that the state must begin resetting inflation adjustments for public...
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio threw his support today behind opponents of two bills moving through the Legislature that would, among other things, hand investigative powers to the Arizona Department of Agriculture in livestock abuse cases.Read More »
The sponsor of an Arizona bill that would impose new fees for access to public records wants to let people know just why that's necessary.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill outlawing female genital mutilation that's known as female circumcision.Read More »
All eyes are on Arizona, including the watchful gaze of the National Football League and officials busy organizing the state’s 2015 Super Bowl hosting efforts, as Gov. Jan Brewer decides whether to sign a controversial “religious freedom” bill.Read More »
Corporate tech giant Apple has asked Gov. Jan Brewer to veto the controversial religious freedom bill SB1062, the company and the Governor’s Office confirmed.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill that allows livestock owners to shoot wolves protected by federal regulations if the wolf is attacking other animals.Read More »
A trio of Arizona state senators urged Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a controversial “religious freedom” bill on Monday, just days after all three cast votes in favor of the proposal that opponents say will legalize discrimination.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature's Child Protective Services oversight committee is set to hear from the man Gov. Jan Brewer appointed to determine why more than 6,500 abuse and neglect reports received no response.Read More »
A bill that would prohibit novice drivers from using cellphones except in emergencies advanced Thursday through the House Transportation Committee.Read More »