Not content to deal with domestic issues, the Arizona House has gone on record as saying the entire West Bank belongs to Israel and the 650,000 Jews who have settled there since the 1967 war “reside there legitimately.’’Read More »
A committee made up of law enforcement and criminal defense officials, members of the media and lawm...
Just one day after the First Things First board formally opposed legislative leadership’s plan to sw...
Arizona is on track to collect revenues not seen since before the beginning of the Great Recession, ...
Education funding fever has gripped the Arizona Capitol, and just about everyone has a plan. Republi...
A member of the Tempe City Council is suing over a state law that prevents cities and towns from ban...
In response to education funding plans proposed by the governor and legislative Republicans, Democra...
Democrats in the Arizona Legislature are set to roll out a school funding plan to compete with propo...
Eight Republicans helped to reject a bill Thursday that would have sharply expanded a program that uses public money to send students to private schools.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill that would have banned “aggressive” panhandling, saying it is unclear what statewide problem the legislation was meant to address and that the issue is best left to local government.Read More »
The state House on Thursday gave final approval to legislation designed to pave the way for a five-year lifetime limit on Medicaid benefits.Read More »
Republican Sen. David Farnsworth’s bill to allow a chicken in every backyard captured the imagination of Arizonans and was one of the most talked-about bills of the legislative session.Read More »
Up to 120,000 more youngsters living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer funded tuition to private and parochial schools.Read More »
State lawmakers voted Wednesday to let ranchers shoot the Mexican gray wolves being reintroduced to the Southwest despite their listing under federal law as endangered.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature is poised to vote on a major expansion of a school voucher program giving parents state money to pay their children's private school tuition.Read More »
The Arizona Senate on Tuesday narrowly rejected an effort to revive a proposal granting a private Christian university a major break on its property taxes.Read More »
An anti-human trafficking bill championed by the wife of U.S. Sen. John McCain will now go to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, also a vocal supporter of the bill.Read More »