The Arizona Senate on Tuesday gave initial approval to four major pro-gun bills that Republicans said are necessary to protect 2nd Amendment rights. The bills have had wide Republican support but Democratic opposition as they made their way through both chambers.Read More »
Supporters of a 2012 ballot measure that would have radically overhauled the way Arizonans choose ca...
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measur...
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection agai...
House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse....
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In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect...
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary. ...
A massacre narrowly averted: Lawmaker can’t stop talking about life-changing weekend at Nevada ranch
Republican Rep. David Livingston of Peoria frustrated his fellow representatives on Tuesday when, during voting on a half-dozen bills, he stood to “explain his vote” but actually described his experiences over the weekend at the Bundy Ranch in Nevada.Read More »
The Attorney General’s Office said it will continue funding patrols by Mohave County deputies of the polygamous enclave of Colorado City, despite Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to line-item veto a $500,000 appropriation for those patrols.Read More »
Parents with empowerment scholarship accounts have amassed roughly $2.5 million of unspent public money over three years, causing public school officials to question the program’s accountability.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer put her signature today on a bill that allows for the unannounced inspections of abortion clinics, guaranteeing a lawsuit to challenge the law.Read More »
Several Arizona lawmakers failed to disclose free trips made last year as required by state law, spotlighting the difficulty in enforcing guidelines on the issue.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers have an extremely busy week ahead as they attempt to finish up the 2014 legislative session.Read More »
Legislation given preliminary House approval on April 10 would require state licensing of what are called “motorized quadricycles." They would have to be built by a licensed manufacturer and operated by someone qualified to drive a limo.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law her top economic development priority of the year, a bill exempting manufacturers from paying sales taxes on the electricity and natural gas they consume.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer made Child Protective Services the centerpiece of her legislative agenda this year, but after four months of debate, lawmakers sent her a budget that leaves much of the work and funding necessary to create a new child protection agency unfinished.Read More »