Saying Arizonans have "God-given rights to defend themselves,'' the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone with a permit to carry a concealed weapon bring it into many public buildings.Read More »
A liberal public advocacy group is suing to block a 2016 ballot measure that will ask voters to make...
Arizona lawmakers thought they were doing police a favor when they passed a measure that would keep ...
The Arizona Legislature is pushing two bills expanding where stores can sell liquor while making it ...
Speeders and frequent fliers can rejoice after a House panel early Thursday morning approved an omni...
Sen. Sylvia Allen, R-Snowflake, on Wednesday explained – but would not apologize – for a comment mad...
The Arizona House has joined the Senate in passing a bill shielding the names of lottery winners for...
A House committee has approved a bill allotting more than $1 million to implement a pilot program to...
State lawmakers are moving to put apples and pears on equal footing, at least for tax purposes. Legislation awaiting House action would extend the same low tax rates that now exist for apple cider to also include anything brewed from pears.Read More »
Lawmakers are taking aim at the endangered Mexican Gray Wolf, approving a host of proposals attacking the federally-protected wolves in Arizona.Read More »
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling that struck down a 2011 pension reform law as unconstitutional is leading lawmakers and public safety employee groups to consider new possibilities.Read More »
A new independent state agency charged with investigating cases of child abuse and neglect may include substantial new oversight, including an annual external audit of the department and a citizen oversight board.Read More »
The removal of a controversial provision didn’t go far enough to bring critics of a livestock cruelty bill on board, but the House of Representatives still narrowly passed the legislation.Read More »
The Arizona House approves bill criminalizing “revenge porn.”Read More »
The Senate gave preliminary approval on March 5 to a bill that would use Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Fund to discourage the recreational use of the drug.Read More »
A bill that would clarify and clean up last year’s campaign finance law overhaul hit a snag after an unexpected about-face by legislative Democrats.Read More »
Legislation is rarely killed on the House or Senate floor. By the time a bill has run the gauntlet through committees, caucuses and debate from the Committee of the Whole, and finally reaches an official floor vote, its passage is almost guaranteed.Read More »