Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturbance in the past, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.Read More »
Twenty lawmakers didn’t miss a single vote this year – far fewer than last year’s 35 who had perfect...
Gov. Doug Ducey has finished acting on all the bills lawmakers sent him this year – and the legislat...
At least a handful of the 1,361 bills introduced in Arizona this year match bills introduced in othe...
As prescription pain relievers increasingly fuel addictions around the country, Arizona is moving to...
Gov. Doug Ducey put the finishing touches on the 2016 legislative session Thursday by signing the la...
Deputy Pima County Attorney Kathleen Mayer finally, after seven years of trying, got a bill passed t...
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation today to kill the ability of cities to keep pet stores from selli...
After spending more than $325,000 on renovations in the past year, and abandoning plans to spend another $2 million on renovations, the House of Representatives is undergoing another facelift – this time to the tune of $642,000.Read More »
If you’re a lawyer named John Johnson, you might end up in the Arizona Legislature. A review of the Arizona Capitol Reports database of everyone who has served in the Legislature since Statehood shows 103 Johns or Jonathans and 11 Johnsons.Read More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will once again take on a big-name Washington, D.C., attorney to argue its case before the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »
To improve the outcomes for Arizona children who are wards of the state, Senate President Andy Biggs wants officials to take a closer look at what requires the state to intervene in families’ lives in the first place.Read More »
Two lawmakers who represent eight Indian tribes aren’t standing with tribal leaders who see a Goldwater Institute lawsuit challenging provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act as an attack on a law that rectified historic wrongs.Read More »
Technology’s rapid advances in the past decade haven’t bypassed lawmakers and public officials, and new methods that purport to destroy communications may pose a threat to the retention of public records.Read More »
Amid perceptions that Gov. Doug Ducey favors charter schools over traditional public schools, a fledgling education group is asking school districts to contribute money to promote the successes of traditional public schools.Read More »
The Attorney General last week asked the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to moot the state’s appeal in Galassini v. Fountain Hills, which invalidated Arizona’s old definition of political committee.Read More »
As current Speaker of the House David Gowan and former Speaker Andy Tobin stood on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in early March, their attorneys having just delivered compelling testimony during oral arguments in their big case, Arizona Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, things were looking up for the two congressional wannabes.Read More »