Common Core opponents took a beating this week when two bills were killed in the Senate followed by a sparsely attended press conference in which one of the Legislature’s most ardent foes of the learning standards was a no-show.Read More »
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbrewerie...
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizonans fly off on vacation to New York, Hawaii or even just to ...
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of ani...
A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by...
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill...
Common Core appears to be here to stay, at least for the time being. ...
The Arizona Senate's Rules Committee has delayed action on a bill updating laws regulating microbrew...
The Senate was swarming with people wearing little pink mustaches stuck to their shirts on March 19 when a Senate committee considered a bill that would allow free market competition into the transportation industry, or provide an unfair competitive advantage for companies operating outside the law – depending on your point of view.Read More »
The Arizona Senate approved a $9.18 billion fiscal 2015 budget Thursday evening, a proposal supported exclusively by Republican lawmakers.Read More »
Senate Republican leaders have agreed to give Gov. Jan Brewer much of what she wants in a spending plan to avoid a gridlock on the new budget.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would allow cities and towns to enter restricted federal land without permission in emergencies.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant tax breaks to private property owners who lease to churches, which opponents of the legislation said gives religious organizations an unfair advantage.Read More »
The Senate is poised to pass a $9.13 billion fiscal 2015 budget on Thursday, and the House may follow suit next week when it begins its own debate on a plan expected to mirror the one proposed by Senate President Andy Biggs. Yet a question remains, one that Sen. Steve Pierce asked in the Senate’s GOP caucus meeting on Wednesday afternoon: “Do we really expect this to be signed by the governor?”Read More »
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors would be allowed to sell cars in Arizona without establishing a dealer network under a bill approved by a state Senate committee Wednesday.Read More »
As a 25-foot tower set up in the state Senate parking lot scanned those walking by Tuesday, Sen. Bob Worsley said Arizona should invest in such a system to help the Border Patrol.Read More »
Maricopa County Supervisors plan to name a replacement for Rep. Ruben Gallego next week.Read More »