After opponents of last year’s election reform legislation gathered enough signatures to allow voters to uphold or strike down the law in the 2014 election, Republican lawmakers who approved the law said they got the message.Read More »
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 ...
Governor-elect Doug Ducey campaigned on the slogan “opportunity for all.” For some lawmakers, the bi...
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...
Both parties have proposals to change Arizona's election laws.Read More »
When Mary Black, an 86-year-old woman with dementia, drove away from her St. David home with no money, water or food, a system similar to the Amber Alerts for abducted children may have alerted officials to her whereabouts, Cochise County Sheriff Mark J. Dannels says.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs is pushing for an external audit of Arizona’s beleaguered Child Protective Services agency.Read More »
Rep. J.D. Mesnard is hoping to make the myriad unexpected consequences of last year’s campaign finance overhaul a thing of the past.Read More »
Saying harsh penalties for marijuana use do more harm than good, Arizona lawmaker Mark Cardenas wants to remove felony charges for possession without the intent to sell.Read More »
Rep. Kate Brophy McGee was brought to tears Tuesday during an emotional testimony on an Arizona bill that would bar local authorities from enforcing animal-cruelty laws on farms and other livestock operations.Read More »
The pro-immigration rights group that spearheaded the successful recall and ouster of conservative icon Russell Pearce almost three years ago is going after one of his allies in the Legislature – with a toilet.Read More »
Rep. J.D. Mesnard has, for now, abandoned plans to shrink the number of income brackets Arizona uses to calculate residents’ taxes.Read More »
Calling it a response to state regulators bullying small businesses, a lawmaker wants to require agencies to list owners’ rights on their websites and present them prior to any investigation.Read More »