The state Senate confirmed Greg McKay as the new director of the Department of Child Safety despite objections from some legislators who say they lacked all the necessary information to vet Gov. Doug Ducey’s appointee.Read More »
Rep. Sonny Borrelli is hoping to circumvent an obstructive committee chairman with a new plan to swe...
The House has given initial approval to a measure that would block voter-outreach groups from collec...
Republican lawmakers looking to increase Arizona's say in national elections have passed a measure t...
A state Senate committee voted 5 to 2 Thursday for a bill that Superintendent of Public Instruction ...
A jubilant Senate claimed victory on a historic public safety pension overhaul on Thursday, passing ...
Republican lawmakers want stiffer penalties for Arizona cities that skirt federal immigration laws a...
Flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, local officials and a coalition of various public safety gro...
The House has passed a bill preventing cities and towns from requiring union contractors for public works projects.Read More »
The Senate is set to debate a bill that outlaws aggressive panhandling in public places.Read More »
A bill to reduce property taxes on property leased to religious organizations fared far better under the new governor than it did under his predecessor, getting Gov. Doug Ducey’s signature one year after Jan Brewer vetoed it.Read More »
Common Core opponents express confidence Ducey will get rid of the standards despite his comments today
Gov. Doug Ducey sought to split the middle in the contentious debate over Common Core, calling on the Arizona Board of Education to review and possibly replace parts of the K-12 education standards, but rejecting their wholesale replacement.Read More »
A proposal by Secretary of State Michele Reagan would turn her office into a clearinghouse for campaign finance reports for cities and counties that choose to opt into the system.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature's annual session is drawing to a close and leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives are aiming to adjourn before Easter.Read More »
The Arizona House has again scheduled debate on a bill barring women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage after two previous delays.Read More »
For the second time in two years, state lawmakers are voting to increase the amount of money they can take from private donors.Read More »
Sometime later this year, Arizonans should be able to have a shot of vodka - and if they have enough of them, even get drunk - from a packet of powder.Read More »