Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of animal cruelty laws for livestock and poultry; defining the powers of the superintendent of public instruction and allowing police to pull over motorists driving vehicles where both brake or tail lights are not working.Read More »
Arizona Sen. Kimberly Yee will speak at the Republic National Convention in Cleveland. ...
Republican Reps. J.D. Mesnard and Darin Mitchell, along with Republican Sen. Don Shooter, who is pla...
A complaint filed with the Internal Revenue Service against a “dark money” group that spent hundreds...
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 Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by Democrats are four times more likely in the Senate and three times more likely in the House to be assigned to multiple committees.Read More »
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill that would have expanded School Tuition Organization tax credits. That led Republican leadership to unexpectedly cancel another vote on two other “school choice” bills.Read More »
Common Core appears to be here to stay, at least for the time being.Read More »
The Arizona Senate's Rules Committee has delayed action on a bill updating laws regulating microbreweries over constitutional issues.Read More »
Those often-cursed photo radar cameras are here to stay, at least for the time being. But so is texting while driving.Read More »
The Arizona Senate approved a bill today that will keep the names of officers who use deadly force a secret from the public for 90 days after a shooting.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is set to debate legislation that would ban the use of photo radar and red light cameras statewide.Read More »
Traditionally, Republicans campaign on limiting government, but many introduce one or more bills that would expand government right after they win re-election. It’s done in various ways – establishing a new commission, adding new regulations for an industry, launching a new program, or adding to what has already been established.Read More »
When state House and Senate committees each approved a bill to legalize ridesharing in Arizona last week, the committee rooms were eerily quiet and devoid of the hype that surrounded last year’s ridesharing bills.Read More »