Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would have banned “aggressive” panhandling, saying it is unclear what statewide problem the legislation was meant to address and that the issue is best left to local government.Read More »
The Arizona House is set to vote on a bill revising a 2014 law barring so-called "revenge porn." ...
The House is set to vote on a bill making the maximum penalty for driving up to 10 miles per hour ov...
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills disallowing cities to dictate ...
A solar demand charge from SRP and a Senate bill aimed at adding requirements to solar leases both m...
Last week’s deadline to hear bills in chamber-of-origin committees was the single biggest hurdle for...
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have st...
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbrewerie...
The state House on Thursday gave final approval to legislation designed to pave the way for a five-year lifetime limit on Medicaid benefits.Read More »
Republican Sen. David Farnsworth’s bill to allow a chicken in every backyard captured the imagination of Arizonans and was one of the most talked-about bills of the legislative session.Read More »
Up to 120,000 more youngsters living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer funded tuition to private and parochial schools.Read More »
State lawmakers voted Wednesday to let ranchers shoot the Mexican gray wolves being reintroduced to the Southwest despite their listing under federal law as endangered.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature is poised to vote on a major expansion of a school voucher program giving parents state money to pay their children's private school tuition.Read More »
The Arizona Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected an effort to revive a proposal granting a private Christian university a major break on its property taxes.Read More »
An anti-human trafficking bill championed by the wife of U.S. Sen. John McCain will now go to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, also a vocal supporter of the bill.Read More »
The Arizona Senate on Tuesday gave initial approval to four major pro-gun bills that Republicans said are necessary to protect 2nd Amendment rights. The bills have had wide Republican support but Democratic opposition as they made their way through both chambers.Read More »
A massacre narrowly averted: Lawmaker can’t stop talking about life-changing weekend at Nevada ranch
Republican Rep. David Livingston of Peoria frustrated his fellow representatives on Tuesday when, during voting on a half-dozen bills, he stood to “explain his vote” but actually described his experiences over the weekend at the Bundy Ranch in Nevada.Read More »