The Senate Education Committee voted today to kill Arizona's Common Core academic standards as foes blamed them for everything from the use of a sexually graphic book in one high school to making automatons of Arizona children.Read More »
The Arizona House rejected a bill Wednesday that would stiffen sentences for immigrants in the count...
Largely along party lines, Arizona lawmakers approved a roughly $9.6 billion budget shortly after mi...
Businesses in the state's two largest counties could soon find themselves escaping a cost -- at the ...
The Senate passed legislation May 3 that will end a year-long court battle between the State Board o...
A bill that would give developers more power to issue municipal bonds and levy taxes to pay for publ...
As lawmakers milled around the Capitol waiting for the final word on a budget deal, children’s advoc...
State senators voted Monday to expand the Supreme Court in what one Democrat lawmaker called a “powe...
Lawmakers attempted to revive one of the most controversial portions of a repealed election law from 2013 via a last-minute strike-everything amendment to a bill in a special meeting of House Elections Committee Thursday. But they were rebuffed by one of the original opponents of the wide-reaching election bill from 2013.Read More »
Rep. J.D. Mesnard is struggling between a narrower revenge porn law that wouldn’t be tied up in court, or a broader version that would better protect victims.Read More »
Opponents of a Senate bill that will keep the names of police officers who kill a secret for two months are calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to veto it.Read More »
Having a state website dedicated to spending transparency is a good thing, but not enough people pay attention to it, and government officials have too many ways around it, an open-government advocate said Wednesday.Read More »
A Senate committee is set to hear two bills blocking the enforcement of federal rules and regulations not enacted by Congress.Read More »
Saying it’s a matter of officer safety, the state House gave preliminary approval Tuesday to require police departments to shield the names of officers involved in shootings.Read More »
For the second time in three years, the Arizona Supreme Court has blocked efforts by state lawmakers to control when charter cities can hold their elections.Read More »
Legislation implementing Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's plan to use state cash to back loans taken out by charter schools is still being polished, despite his budget including $24 million for the plan, he said Monday.Read More »
Candidates for legislative and statewide office in Arizona could collect all their nominating signatures online, a benefit that critics say should be available to all efforts to place candidates or initiatives on the ballot.Read More »