Assistant House Minority Leader Ruben Gallego is about to become a hero of recreational pot smokers across Arizona, as he plans to introduce legislation next year to legalize recreational marijuana use in Arizona.Read More »
Sen. Rick Murphy was in court Thursday for the first of three trial dates scheduled to determine if ...
The rapidly rising number of uninvestigated abuse and neglect reports at Child Protective Services w...
After three failed attempts, a group that is seeking California-style property tax limits in Arizona...
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments on the injunction against higher new contri...
Thousands of pages of confidential records of child abuse cases found last month outside a dumpster ...
After holding three monthly meetings that delved into the state regulations governing the ambulance and medical transportation industry, a study committee is preparing to make recommendations for legislative changes.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs has created an independent expenditure group to help Republicans defend their seats and capture new ones in next year’s elections.Read More »
Women embarking on their first political campaign for public office got some advice from the pros at the Arizona Capitol Times’ third annual Women in Public Policy event at the W Hotel in Scottsdale on Nov. 20.Read More »
Shope eyes smaller districts for state representatives
Rep. T.J. Shope wants to cut Arizona’s massive House of Representatives districts in half.
The first-term lawmaker hasn’t completed his plans yet, but is strongly leaning toward a proposal that would split the House districts in half. Rather than have each legislative district elect two House members at large, Shope’s plan would create two separate House districts that would be contained within each Senate district.
Arizona’s congressional delegation urged the National Park Service to issue the state a full refund for payments made to open Grand Canyon National Park while the government shut down during bitter budget fights in Washington, D.C. in October.Read More »
Acupuncturists challenge sharp new trend in physical therapy
Physical therapists in recent years have discovered the magic of the needle.
On the surface, all appeared well among Democrats in the Senate. The 13-member minority caucus had a common cause to unite around in Medicaid expansion during the 2013 legislative session and was able to form a new majority in the Senate chamber by joining forces with a few breakaway Republican lawmakers.Read More »
Sen. Linda Lopez was hired by the Easter Seals Blake Foundation in Tucson, the organization announced Oct. 7. The Tucson Democrat began working as the director of children and family services on Nov. 4, a new job that prompted her to step down from her role as assistant minority leader in the Senate on Oct. 21.Read More »
Seven months after publicly saying it was severing ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council last year, Arizona Public Service quietly renewed its membership with the conservative public policy group.Read More »