Republican lawmakers looking to increase Arizona's say in national elections have passed a measure to create a national popular vote.Read More »
Sen. Debbie Lesko is again trying to eliminate a tax mechanism that allows some Arizona school distr...
In her quest to reform the state’s public safety pension system, Sen. Debbie Lesko has been credited...
Republican lawmakers are hoping to go to the ballot box to settle a dispute over whether the Citizen...
The Arizona House has passed a proposal overhauling the state's badly underfunded public safety work...
Calling Israel “one of our greatest allies,” a House panel voted Wednesday to stop doing business wi...
The No. 3 Republican in the state House lashed out Wednesday at a plan to revamp the pension funds f...
Pulling apart what was a carefully crafted deal, a House panel voted Tuesday night to open up a much...
A state Senate committee voted 5 to 2 Thursday for a bill that Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas says strips her office of its powers and hands them to an unelected board of appointees: the State Board of Education.Read More »
A jubilant Senate claimed victory on a historic public safety pension overhaul on Thursday, passing a long-awaited and hard-bargained package of reform bill out of the chamber with unanimous support.Read More »
Republican lawmakers want stiffer penalties for Arizona cities that skirt federal immigration laws and for immigrants who break the law while in the country illegally.Read More »
Flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, local officials and a coalition of various public safety groups, Republican Sen. Debbie Lesko on Tuesday publicly unveiled the much-anticipated legislation to overhaul the Public Safety Personnel Pension System.Read More »
A Republican lawmaker has reintroduced legislation that was vetoed last year to exempt crop-dusters and charter aircraft operators from state sales taxes.Read More »
State lawmakers voted Tuesday to make sure there's someone left to run the government if the roof caves in -- literally -- during the next State of the State address.Read More »
Lawmakers are again seeking a big property tax break for a growing private Christian university in Phoenix, reviving an effort to benefit Grand Canyon University that was derailed over constitutional concerns in 2014.Read More »
A court showdown may be looming after a panel that oversees agency regulations ordered the Citizens Clean Elections Commission to repeal a set of rules regulating privately funded candidates and political committees.Read More »
A few hours before a landmark overhaul of the state’s pension system for police officers and fire fighters was set to be publicly unveiled by a senator who negotiated the legislation with union and city officials over the past year, some stakeholders were summoned to a meeting in the House, where multiple sources said competing legislation might be offered.Read More »