In the first four months under House Speaker David Gowan’s leadership, the cost of running the chamber has increased 29 percent year-over-year, according to a budget summary provided by the chamber.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez dropped out of her re-election race in Legislative District 29 today ...
Throughout the 16 years that John Hays served in the Arizona Legislature, it was a kinder, gentler p...
House Democratic leadership is calling for Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez to resign after a state gr...
Calling the measure unconstitutional, a major union, state lawmakers and city council members are as...
A state grand jury has indicted a Democratic lawmaker on allegations she ripped off the state’s food...
With a growing segment of the country beginning to view addiction as a disease that needs treatment,...
In an informal opinion today, state Solicitor General John Lopez sidestepped questions posed by Trea...
The good news is that state revenues surged in April. The catch is that budget analysts aren’t sure if the gains will last.Read More »
The Sierra Club gave nearly every Republican legislator an “F’’ in the 2015 environmental report card it issued today – and gave Gov. Doug Ducey a “D.”Read More »
The proposed renovations to the Arizona House of Representatives building were estimated at more than $2 million – double what sources had originally said the project would cost, documents released by the Arizona Department of administration show.Read More »
State officials are taking the first steps to ensure that Arizonans are not denied access to commercial flights next year: Asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for a waiver for Arizona residents from a requirement that they have a special secure license to get on board.Read More »
A 2014 report by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights found that students covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act were disproportionately restrained and secluded.Read More »
Reaction was quick and decisive when House Republicans learned of Speaker David Gowan’s plans for a second large-scale renovation of the chamber in the past six months.Read More »
Supporters of a 2012 ballot measure that would have radically overhauled the way Arizonans choose candidates in primary elections are hoping that different language and a different campaign will result in a better outcome than the landslide defeat they suffered three years ago.Read More »
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measure designed to outlaw “revenge porn” and settle an ongoing lawsuit against the state.Read More »
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection against President Obama, at least according to a pair of recent editorials in national newspapers.Read More »