The Arizona Senate approved a bill Monday that would block cities and towns from regulating paid time off, retirement plans or other employee benefits, the latest in a series of bills passed this session that pre-empts the authority of municipalities.Read More »
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed ...
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a ...
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlem...
Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to maintain the status quo in the in the face of a proposed policy change...
A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a package of budget bills that outline a $9.58 billion spen...
Republican lawmakers are moving to use state funds to help privately run charter schools borrow mone...
The Senate has given preliminary approval to a measure protecting students' rights to free speech on college campuses.Read More »
A sweeping piece of legislation is eliminating a restriction enacted by voters 30 years ago as part of Arizona’s first major campaign finance reform.Read More »
Eager to avoid a debate on same-sex adoption rights in an election year, Republican legislators have refused to bring bills up for votes and stymied amendments that Democrats argue would undo an outdated law giving adoption rights exclusively to heterosexual married couples.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs wants to introduce a budget as early as next week, but House Republicans fear their chamber isn’t keeping up the pace, and House priorities could end up once again trampled in the Senate’s budget stampede.Read More »
The Attorney General’s Office today confirmed that it is investigating whether House Speaker David Gowan misused state vehicles and improperly billed the state for miles he shouldn’t have been reimbursed for.Read More »
The House has passed a proposal that would erect a new barrier before some rural counties could keep rules requiring new developments to have a 100-year water supply.Read More »
A sweeping campaign finance bill enacted by the Arizona Legislature that critics say will flood the state with dark money in campaigns also removes criminal penalties for various types of political corruption.Read More »
Latino and civil rights groups behind a 2010 boycott of Arizona designed to pressure the state into stopping anti-immigrant legislation on Wednesday said they are considered a renewed boycott because of a new series of legislative proposals.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey signed emergency legislation Tuesday to partly repeal a law designed to keep those underage from purchasing alcohol. The immediate effect will be to allow bartenders and store clerks to honor licenses that were specifically designed for those underage.Read More »