Two Phoenix City Council members at a special legislative hearing on police-involved shootings blamed an uptick in those cases on low police staffing levels and the lack of respect youths have for police officers.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Tuesday increasing the production cap for state microbreweries...
Arizona taxi companies that also operate ride-hailing services won a major concession Tuesday on ins...
A nominee for the Arizona Board of Education won’t be confirmed this year over one senator’s objecti...
Gov. Doug Ducey plans to sign a bill allowing microbreweries to keep running their restaurants even ...
The Senate has pushed through two proposals to transfer federal public lands to the state. ...
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation to permanently index Arizona’s income tax rates to inflation, a t...
Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that would have barred law enforcement agencies from imposing quotas f...
Besides the budget, what’s left for Arizona lawmakers to do this year? Well, almost everything. From big issues such as income tax reform, to niche ideas like allowing backyard chickens in neighborhoods throughout the state, the Legislature set out with an ambitious agenda.Read More »
A UofA researcher wants to look into how veterans' post-traumatic stress might be alleviated using medical marijuana, but a bill that would have funded the research stalled. Supporters of the research rallied at the Capitol wednesday.Read More »
Magellan Health Services' attempt to settle its dispute over a lost $3 billion contract in the state budget fell short, but an ally in the Legislature may try again before the session is over.Read More »
The Arizona Senate pushed budget negotiations into next week, declining to appoint senators immediately to a conference committee to hash out differences between budget proposals despite a signal that the House has enough votes for a compromise.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature is apparently paying attention to Gov. Jan Brewer's message that she won't sign any bills until she sees a budget she can approve on her desk.Read More »
Arizona’s House Rules Committee killed a bill that would have given Grand Canyon University a major tax break after attorneys determined the legislation was unconstitutional. The reclassification could have saved the university roughly $750,000 a year in taxes.Read More »
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals placed a temporary hold today on an Arizona regulation requiring medication abortions to be done with U.S. Food and Drug Administration standards.Read More »
Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford questioned Sen. Steve Gallardo’s honesty in regards to his sexual orientation in a closed-door caucus meeting on Tuesday and said Gallardo should “act more gay.”Read More »
Senate Democrats held a closed-door meeting Tuesday afternoon that spiraled out of control, resulting in a bungled attempt at a vote to oust caucus leaders.Read More »