Of the hundreds of bills passed by the Legislature in 2015 and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey, most avoided the public spotlight. Here is a sampling of new laws worth noting that attracted little or no attention.Read More »
A complaint filed with the Internal Revenue Service against a “dark money” group that spent hundreds...
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,...
The state’s ending balance in fiscal 2016 could be better than the Legislature predicted when it adopted a budget in March, unless Gov. Doug Ducey signs a bill conforming state business taxes to the federal standards.Read More »
Disagreements over the Citizens Clean Elections Commission’s authority over nonparticipating candidates and independent expenditure committees derailed a possible last-minute deal with House Republican leadership over the future of Arizona’s system of public funding for political campaigns.Read More »
Arizona is headed back to federal court to defend a possibly unconstitutional law designed to protect people from their former lovers.Read More »
Workers' compensation carriers and self-insurers will not be required to pay for a patient's medical marijuana under a new bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law Monday.Read More »
A state health policy that made getting a delayed birth certificate easier for American Indians now is law. Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Monday sought by Arizona tribes to reduce the number of documents needed to obtain a birth certificate later in life.Read More »
Arizonans who want to want to run their own lab tests will soon be able to do so without first visiting a doctor. But your insurance company won’t pick up the tab.Read More »
After spending $1.5 million to help Doug Ducey get to the Governor’s Office, Republican consultant Sean Noble and his American Encore are now doing what they can to make sure he succeeds – including whipping up votes on the budget. ...Read More »
Democrats were smitten when the House voted down Democratic Sen. Carlyle Begay’s bill to expand Empowerment Scholarship Accounts to all students on Native American reservations.Read More »
A top official at the Arizona Department of Education said the state can make changes to Common Core without jeopardizing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding, thanks to an agreement it reached with a national group that helped craft the K-12 academic standards.Read More »