Arizona lawmakers want to exempt autopsy photos from the Arizona public records laws, so the House of Representatives approved a bill March 5 stating photos of the dead taken by county medical examiners cannot be released to the public or media without a judge’s approval.Read More »
Supporters of a 2012 ballot measure that would have radically overhauled the way Arizonans choose ca...
The Arizona Senate’s unilateral decision to adjourn left numerous bills for dead, including a measur...
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff is the new poster child for the Republican insurrection agai...
House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse....
Just months after the Arizona House of Representatives received a $375,000 facelift, House Speaker D...
In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect...
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary. ...
A measure asking voters every eight years to reconsider ballot measures that require spending money was approved March 5 by the House of Representatives.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives on March 5 approved a bill that would place restrictions on where people can ask for spare change, and outlaw “aggressive panhandling.”Read More »
The international furor over SB1062 has led to a reassessment of the Evangelical Christian lobby behind the bill and whose power at the Capitol was considered to be unparalleled. Some said the Center for Arizona Policy and its president, Cathi Herrod, overreached and gave the state a black eye. Others say that even if its influence is undiminished.Read More »
When Gov. Jan Brewer signed the repeal of Arizona’s election law from last year, HB2305, its opponents got what they wanted — sort of. They wanted to repeal it, but they wanted to do it at the polls, where a defeat of the law might give lawmakers pause from ever bringing the legislation back.Read More »
For Doris Goodale’s grown daughter, drug addiction didn’t begin with a party and a syringe. It was a doctor and a pill. When Stephanie Goodale suffered from severe kidney issues, the doctor gave her an extended prescription to opioid pain ...Read More »
Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died today in Tucson.Read More »
Newspapers are not going to lose a government-mandated source of revenue, at least not this year.Read More »
The Senate approved a measure directing Arizona officials to advise residents how to prepare for a disaster of Armageddon-like proportions.Read More »
The Arizona House has approved a bill giving state police and other Department of Public Safety workers a $40 million raise over the next three years.Read More »