Republicans who helped kill a bill that would have dumped Common Core last week gave preliminary approval Wednesday to two measures that are hostile to the learning standards.Read More »
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
After spending more than $325,000 on renovations in the past year, and abandoning plans to spend ano...
The Arizona House of Representatives will debate a bill that would significantly reduce the power of HOAs.Read More »
State elections officials asked the Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday to investigate allegations that Sen. Rick Murphy violated a campaign finance law.Read More »
Saying Arizonans have "God-given rights to defend themselves,'' the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone with a permit to carry a concealed weapon bring it into many public buildings.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to put apples and pears on equal footing, at least for tax purposes. Legislation awaiting House action would extend the same low tax rates that now exist for apple cider to also include anything brewed from pears.Read More »
Lawmakers are taking aim at the endangered Mexican Gray Wolf, approving a host of proposals attacking the federally-protected wolves in Arizona.Read More »
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling that struck down a 2011 pension reform law as unconstitutional is leading lawmakers and public safety employee groups to consider new possibilities.Read More »
A new independent state agency charged with investigating cases of child abuse and neglect may include substantial new oversight, including an annual external audit of the department and a citizen oversight board.Read More »
The removal of a controversial provision didn’t go far enough to bring critics of a livestock cruelty bill on board, but the House of Representatives still narrowly passed the legislation.Read More »
The Arizona House approves bill criminalizing “revenge porn.”Read More »