The House is set to vote on a bill making the maximum penalty for driving up to 10 miles per hour over the speed limit just $15.Read More »
Nearly two decades after voters blocked lawmakers from tinkering with ballot measures, the Legislatu...
A state lawmaker wants to officially claim the Salt River horses as state property, hoping to protec...
Rep. Randall Friese, D-Tucson, has introduced House Bill 2052, that would require all motorcycle rid...
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 ...
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills disallowing cities to dictate to developers what kind of plants they have to install; restricting marijuana cultivation facilities from neighborhoods and allowing businesses to publish public notices on a a website.Read More »
A solar demand charge from SRP and a Senate bill aimed at adding requirements to solar leases both moved forward on Thursday. Solar advocates say it was a bad day for the sun in Arizona.Read More »
Last week’s deadline to hear bills in chamber-of-origin committees was the single biggest hurdle for the 1,138 bills introduced in the Legislature this year.Read More »
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have stopped. But it also isn't getting any better.Read More »
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbreweries, and opponents of the bill are ramping up efforts to defeat it.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizonans fly off on vacation to New York, Hawaii or even just to Yuma without having to get a passport.Read More »
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of animal cruelty laws for livestock and poultry; defining the powers of the superintendent of public instruction and allowing police to pull over motorists driving vehicles where both brake or tail lights are not working.Read More »
A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by Democrats are four times more likely in the Senate and three times more likely in the House to be assigned to multiple committees.Read More »
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill that would have expanded School Tuition Organization tax credits. That led Republican leadership to unexpectedly cancel another vote on two other “school choice” bills.Read More »