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 »
Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez dropped out of her re-election race in Legislative District 29 today ...
Throughout the 16 years that John Hays served in the Arizona Legislature, it was a kinder, gentler p...
House Democratic leadership is calling for Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez to resign after a state gr...
Calling the measure unconstitutional, a major union, state lawmakers and city council members are as...
A state grand jury has indicted a Democratic lawmaker on allegations she ripped off the state’s food...
With a growing segment of the country beginning to view addiction as a disease that needs treatment,...
In an informal opinion today, state Solicitor General John Lopez sidestepped questions posed by Trea...
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 »
The Arizona House has for the second time voted down a proposal to move the state's primary elections from the fourth Tuesday in August to the second Tuesday in July.Read More »
Arizonans who want to provide rideshare services for companies like Uber and Lyft would have to have additional insurance under terms of legislation unanimously approved Wednesday by the House.Read More »
On a 34-23 margin, the state House voted Wednesday to scrap the Common Core academic standards and essentially force the state Board of Education to start over again from scratch.Read More »
The Arizona Senate approved a bill Wednesday that will allow microbreweries in the state to more than double their alcohol production without having to relinquish retail locations they argued are crucial to their brand.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to deny future legislatures – and even future voters – the power to mandate background checks on the private sale of guns.Read More »
State Rep. Albert Hale has been charged with having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle, a misdemeanor that carries a maximum penalty of four months in jail if convicted.Read More »