The rocks and other materials at Arizona's Mining and Mineral Museum will continue to gather dust after Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a measure Thursday to reopen the museum, which closed in 2011.Read More »
For the past 11 years, Ken Strobeck has fought for cities’ rights at the Legislature as the director...
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
Drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups have spent more than $880 mill...
Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
Early in the morning of April 3, Senate President Andy Biggs decided he and the state Senate had waited long enough. He unilaterally pulled the plug on the legislative session.Read More »
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 »
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 »