An Arizona lawmaker wants to make it more difficult for voters to amend Arizona’s Constitution, but first he has to convince voters that it’s the right thing to do.Read More »
Sen. Debbie Lesko is again trying to eliminate a tax mechanism that allows some Arizona school distr...
In her quest to reform the state’s public safety pension system, Sen. Debbie Lesko has been credited...
Republican lawmakers are hoping to go to the ballot box to settle a dispute over whether the Citizen...
The Arizona House has passed a proposal overhauling the state's badly underfunded public safety work...
Calling Israel “one of our greatest allies,” a House panel voted Wednesday to stop doing business wi...
The No. 3 Republican in the state House lashed out Wednesday at a plan to revamp the pension funds f...
Pulling apart what was a carefully crafted deal, a House panel voted Tuesday night to open up a much...
Calling it bad use of public funds, a Mesa lawmaker wants to bar people from using their public benefits cards on fast food.Read More »
Burton Barr had a hand in virtually every major piece of legislation that passed through the Arizona House of Representatives during the 20 years he held sway as the indomitable, tireless majority leader.Read More »
Sen. Robert Meza was one of several activists who said Friday that Rep.-elect Jay Lawrence’s proposal to add the words “non citizen” to Dreamers’ driver’s licenses was comparable to Nazi Germany’s efforts to require Jews to wear yellow badges and armbands.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to lift the requirement that Arizona and other states get federal pre-approval for election law changes could lead to an era of greater competitiveness in the Grand Canyon State’s rigidly partisan legislative districts.Read More »
A proposal from a newly elected Republican legislator to add the label “non-citizen” to licenses now being issued to Dreamers is drawing fire from on Democratic legislator as “another SB1070 waiting to happen.”Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that 36 Republican lawmakers have standing to sue over Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion program, dealing a potentially crushing blow to one of Brewer’s signal accomplishments just days before she leaves office and threatening to take away health care from a quarter million people.Read More »
Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix, hopes to convince colleagues to approve legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday will announce whether it will allow a lawsuit against Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to move forward.Read More »
Who knew a Caucasian man would end up changing his name to Cesar Chavez and re-registering as a Democrat in the hopes of representing a heavily Latino congressional district? The weirdness of that story once again confirmed Arizona’s reputation as, well, the Wild West of state politics.Read More »