As Arizona’s economy rebounds and revenues stabilize, Gov. Jan Brewer and legislators can finally focus on more traditional policy debates, instead of mightily trying to save a sinking fiscal ship.Read More »
Try to change Arizona’s budget-making process, and you’re bound to bruise a few egos. Sen.-elect ...
In light of devastating projections of a $1.5 billion budget shortfall in the current and next fisca...
An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer reported finding more liquor than coffee in Rep. Albe...
Prosecutors dropped charges against Republican Rep. Bob Robson of Chandler for allegedly stealing a ...
Hoping to bring some free market principles to the prison industry, Sen.-elect John Kavanagh wants t...
Soon-to-be-freshmen representatives swarmed the halls of the state House on Dec. 8 and 9 for a two-d...
In the upcoming 2015 legislative session, one-third of the lawmakers in the Arizona House of Represe...
An Arizona Senate committee advanced a bill Thursday that opponents argue would invite discrimination based on religious beliefs.Read More »
Rep. Adam Kwasman, R-Oro Valley, introduced legislation today that would repeal Arizona’s Medicaid expansion, reversing the outcome of the most contentious legislative fight of 2013.Read More »
Lawmakers are considering introducing legislation to repeal last year’s election reform bill, HB2305, which remains on hold because opponents gathered enough signatures to force a referendum on the law this November.Read More »
An Arizona lawmaker wants the state constitution amended to allow cuts to public employee pensions and increases in employee contributions if the systems are badly underfunded.Read More »
Republican leaders in both chambers of the Arizona Legislature are pushing legislation to pay for the legal fees of current and former lawmakers whose memos and letters have been subpoenaed by opponents of SB 1070.Read More »
If the number of bills that have been pre-filed in advance of Arizona’s 2014 legislative session are any indication, lawmakers won’t have much to do at the Copper Dome this year.Read More »
One lawmaker will be targeting aggressive panhandling and “vexatious’’ litigants. Another has his sights set on people who aim lasers at airplanes. Two legislators hope to make the roads a safer place for bicyclists and pedestrians. Though relatively few legislators have ...Read More »
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Cari A. Harrison denied the Arizona Capitol Times’ request that hearings regarding allegations of child abuse against Sen. Rick Murphy be opened to the public.Read More »
The state Education Department wants the Legislature to provide $16.5 million to finish modernizing a computer system that tracks the attendance and test scores of individual students. The funding request for the Student Accountability Information System is a priority of ...Read More »