A House committee has approved a $5 million appropriation for new communications equipment in Cochise County that Republicans hope will increase border security.Read More »
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare t...
The successful gubernatorial candidate who promised to balance the budget without tax hikes or borro...
The powerful Appropriations Committee of the Arizona House is getting a new chairman. Term limits...
As Arizona Democrats engage in a round of post-election soul searching after their 2014 drubbing, so...
Lawmakers get a fresh start in budget negotiations come January, when the next legislative session k...
It’s going to be a new world on the Ninth Floor. After six years, Gov. Jan Brewer is leaving office....
Three factors have consistently been cited as big contributors to the estimated $1 billion deficit t...
The Arizona House has passed a bill that would allow residents of the retirement community of Sun City to drive their golf cars on a roadway.Read More »
A series of voter-approved initiatives passed since 1998 could be sent back to voters for re-authorization under a proposal making its way through the Arizona Legislature that the Republican bill sponsor says will ensure taxpayers have a say in whether spending they authorized is doing what they intended.Read More »
The Arizona State House has approved a new system similar to Amber Alerts.Read More »
The Arizona House has approved a bill that would allow county attorneys to prosecute people charged with pointing a laser at aircraft.Read More »
A bill aimed at requiring more disclosure of the anonymous and unlimited campaign funds known as “dark money” received a unanimous vote but not exactly a vote of confidence from a Senate committee.Read More »
A House committee has approved a bill that would make some tax credits claimed by corporations public information.Read More »
Arizona Senate bills requiring federal agents to register with a local sheriff and barring federal officials from making arrests without the sheriff's permission have stalled over constitutional concerns.Read More »
A House committee on Monday approved one of two small expansions of a voucher-like program that allows students to use public funds for a private education.Read More »
Voting rights activists are putting lawmakers on the spot and trying to get promises that Republicans won’t do an “end run” around voters by repealing last year’s election reform law before voters have a chance to repeal it themselves.Read More »