Since 2012, the small Middle Eastern country of Azerbaijan has invited hundreds of state lawmakers from Arizona and across the United States to take all-expenses paid trips halfway around the world to see the country firsthand.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is asking for another 2,500 private prison beds to address a s...
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
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An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
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Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
Members of Congress recently got into hot water with the independent Office of Congressional Ethics for taking an all-expenses paid trip in 2013 to Azerbaijan, where they rubbed elbows with the Middle Eastern country’s ruling class and were showered with extravagant gifts.Read More »
If the U.S. Supreme Court returns authority for congressional redistricting to the Legislature, lawmakers will have to become familiar again with a process they haven’t used in nearly a quarter century.Read More »
A group of Arizona veterans have written to state republicans calling on state Sen. Jeff Dial to release his full military records or face an ethics investigation after he made comments about not remembering his rank at discharge and other details about his service.Read More »
A trio of big names announced a new lobbying and consulting firm that’s poised to make a big splash at the Capitol and the world of Arizona politics.Read More »
When lawmakers approved the state budget in March, they accidentally left out one key part. Because of the omission, several longstanding district-sponsored charter schools – public schools that have reorganized as charter schools to capture more state funding – will be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in back payments.Read More »
A victory by Arizona Republicans in the Legislature’s lawsuit against the Independent Redistricting Commission could portend GOP losses for their neighbors to the west.Read More »
Sen. Catherine Miranda is “strongly exploring” running for Congress in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District.Read More »
Fearing defeat at the Supreme Court, more than a dozen members of Congress from California and Arizona introduced legislation Friday to preserve the congressional boundaries set by independent redistricting commissions.Read More »
Lawyers for Arizona and the American Civil Liberties Union are asking a federal judge to let them continue trying to settle a legal dispute over a 2014 law targeting so-called revenge porn.Read More »